Who can make a professional negligence claim?
Professionals such as lawyers, accountants, engineers or financial advisors have a responsibility to provide expert advice and a duty of care to their clients.
If the professional advice is significantly misleading, you may be able to claim compensation for the loss you suffer as a result of their negligence.
If you think you have a case for professional negligence, it is important to seek legal advice as soon as possible, and that’s where our team of expert negligence lawyers can help. You may have a professional negligence claim if you have suffered financially as the result of:
Misleading professional advice
Incorrect financial advice
Incorrect property valuations
Do you have a case?
We’re here to make the legal process as simple and stress-free as possible.
Legal process for professional negligence claims
We listen and assess your case confidentially
During your initial consultation over the phone, we’ll take the time to listen and understand your individual needs. We’ll then map out the next steps and explain all the options available to you.
We’ll build your case and keep you informed
Your expert legal team will work with you to gather all the evidence needed to support your claim. All evidence will be considered so we can assess your options and provide guidance tailored to your specific situation.
We’ll negotiate where appropriate to settle your case
This may involve directly approaching the organisation concerned to engage in informal negotiations outside of the court process. We know that you’ve been through enough. Wherever possible we will seek to minimise any stress this process could have for you and resolve your claim in a way that is sensitive to your needs.
If required, go to court
Only a small percentage of cases result in a court hearing. If this happens, we will be by your side; providing support, compassion and skilled legal representation every step of the way.
Resolve your case
We will passionately work to deliver the outcomes you deserve and maximise your entitlements.
Professional negligence FAQs
What aspects of the law can Shine’s professional negligence lawyers help me with?
Our team of dedicated professional negligence lawyers are experienced and prepared to handle a variety of professional negligence claims across several industries, including legal, accounting, engineering and property.
Can I represent myself, or do I need a lawyer for negligence?
Most people choose not to act for themselves and instead engage experienced professional negligence lawyers who are experts in their field and can provide the knowledge and experience required to guide a case to a successful outcome.
Why trust Shine to be my professional negligence lawyers?
We have helped thousands of Australians right wrong and access more than $1 billion per year in entitlements and compensation through our expert services.
95% of the cases we represent are settled without the stress of going to court.
With our 1000+ workforce and business maturity, we have the scale, expertise and agility to take on the tough cases and win.
Where are the professional negligence lawyers from Shine located?
Access to justice is important to us, and when it comes to Shine, location is no barrier. We can easily arrange an obligation-free virtual or over the phone appointment. No matter where you are located, we will always provide the same, expert advice and manage your claim with the same level of quality and commitment.