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Bobby Friedman

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

Professional Liability

Bobby has significant experience of professional liability matters generally, acting both as sole counsel and as a junior. He has particular experience of finance-related disputes, as well as pensions-related negligence and solicitors’ negligence.

Recent cases include:

  • Acting for the claimant, that was provided with allegedly incorrect financial modelling by a major accountancy firm prior to entering into an SPA (settled, 2020).
  • Acting as sole counsel for the administrator of a SSAS in a High Court professional liability claim with a headline value of many millions of pounds (Hague v Rowanmoor).
  • Acting as sole counsel for a defendant financial adviser in a High Court claim worth many millions of pounds (settled shortly before trial, 2020).
  • Acting (as a junior) for an international corporation bringing High Court proceedings against a major law firm for negligent advice.
  • Acting for a company bringing a claim against solicitors for negligent drafting of a share purchase agreement.
  • Acting for a barrister resisting a High Court claim concerning allegedly negligent advice.
  • Advising a member of a SSAS in respect of potential breaches of trust.
  • Acting for a Sipp provider in respect of allegedly negligent advice.
  • Advising and acting for a member of a pension scheme whose pension had been incorrectly applied.
  • Advising and acting for the administrators of a pension scheme in a professional negligence claim.
  • Acting for solicitors defending a professional negligence claim.
  • Acting for the claimant in a claim arising for negligent financial advice.