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Toby Watkin

Toby Watkin


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Property-Related Professional Negligence

Toby regularly advises and acts in relation to professional negligence claims arising out of property work. For example, in the last few months he has advised or appeared in claims relating to:

  • A valuer’s negligent valuation of commercial premises
  • A solicitors’ negligent failure to protect a pending land action by registration
  • A managing agent’s negligent failure diligently to pursue insurance claims on behalf of its instructing landlord
  • A solicitor’s negligent failure to preserve the tenant’s security under the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954
  • A structural engineer’s negligence in approving premises as being structurally adequate to support a tenant’s use, resulting in a £500k dilapidations claim against the tenant.
  • A solicitor’s negligence claim arising out of a fraudulent residential purchase agreement.