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Jonathan Davey QC

Call: 2003    QC: 2016

+44 (0)20 7306 0102jdavey@wilberforce.co.uk

Professional Liability

Jonathan has extensive experience of professional liability disputes, including claims for negligence, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of statutory and regulatory obligations.

Jonathan acts for claimants and defendants, and across a wide variety of different professions.

Jonathan’s “impressive breadth of expertise” (Chambers & Partners) over a range of fields of law including property, trusts, tax and financial gives him a sound understanding, and practical experience, of the substantive issues underlying the claim of professional negligence or other breach of duty.

Some representative cases include:

  • Acting for defendant accountants in respect of a £20m claim for breach of contractual and tortious duties owed to the commercial lender (with James Ayliffe QC).
  • Acting for defendant solicitors in respect of a high-value dispute regarding drafting of trust documentation.
  • Acting for claimant investor in respect of a multi-million pound claim against offshore discretionary fund manager.
  • Acting for claimant investor in respect of claim against IFA in respect of property based investments.
  • Acting for defendant solicitors in respect of a dispute concerning the administration of a deceased’s estate.
  • Acting for defendant architects in respect of dispute concerning planning issues in relation to substantial residential development.