Our

Professional Negligence

Expertise

We have extensive experience in acting for clients in both bringing, and defending, claims for professional negligence.  Our expertise extends to all manner of professionals including accountants, engineers, architects, financial advisers and real estate agents

 

We regularly work with professionals who have made claims against them, both direct and where insurers are involved.

 

We can offer assistance in all aspects of professional negligence claims, including

 

  • Advice on claims

 

  • Representation in court or disciplinary proceedings

 

  • Representation in professional body investigations and hearings

 

  • Advice on insurance cover

 

  • Alternative dispute resolution

 

 

Recent work

 

  • Acting for construction professionals in defending claims relating to alleged construction defects

 

  • Advising commercial building owners on a claim for negligent engineering work

 

  • Representing real estate professionals in the Real Estate Agents Authority

 

  • Bringing a claim against a financial adviser for negligent investment advice

Initial Contacts

Susan Bevin

Litigation – Partner

+64 3 339 5631

susan.bevin@cavell.co.nz

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Sam Cowan

Litigation – Senior Associate

+64 3 339 5630

sam.cowan@cavell.co.nz

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Level 3, BNZ Centre
111 Cashel Mall
Christchurch 8011

PO Box 799
Christchurch 8140

Telephone: +64 3 379 9940

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