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TIM MATTHEWSON

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Professional Liability

Tim has been instructed in a range of professional liability disputes relating to solicitors, accountants, actuaries and professional trustees.

Recent instructions include:

  • Acting in a £5 million claim against a firm of solicitors for acting in conflict of interest and providing negligent advice: Barrowfen Properties Limited v Patel [2021] EWHC 2055 (Ch).
  • Advising about a negligence claim against a firm of solicitors relating to the drafting of the definitive deed and rules of an occupational pension scheme.
  • Advising about a negligence claim against a firm of accountants.
  • Acting in a professional liability claim against a corporate trustee arising out of its lending of trust monies.
  • Acting in disciplinary proceedings brought against an actuary by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.
  • Instructed to defend proceedings relating to the alleged provision of negligent advice to a company in the period before its entry into liquidation.