Are you concerned that your solicitor may not have obtained proper compensation for you?

If you or someone you know have settled a claim for damages following a brain or spinal cord injury but now have insufficient funds remaining to meet your care, support and equipment needs, then we can help.

Hugh James has successfully recovered millions of pounds in additional damages for clients whose claims were not properly managed by their solicitor. We have over sixty years’ experience of providing legal advice to clients throughout the UK.

If you are looking to make a professional negligence claim against your solicitor or another trusted professional, our professional negligence lawyers will assess the facts of your particular case for free and ensure that you receive tailored legal advice for your particular circumstance.

If you would like to know more about professional negligence and how Hugh James can help you then visit our professional negligence information pages.

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Richard is a Partner and an elected partner on the firm’s board of management. He is also Group Head of the ever expanding dispute resolution team at Hugh James. He conducts major commercial disputes frequently with an international flavour including commercial claims, mining disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, professional negligence claims, contentious IT disputes, injunctive relief and insolvency.

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The “highly regarded” Richard Locke is group head of dispute resolution team. He has experience in a range of commercial litigation, including IT disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, and professional negligence claims.

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Richard Locke’s team at Hugh James in 2013 worked on three major professional negligence cases against IFAs and solicitors involving highly complex areas of law. Locke is ‘very bright’, and ‘tough’ but ‘likeable’.

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