Surveyors' and Valuers' Liability
We are acutely aware of the reputational, financial and personal impact professional liability claims can have for individuals, companies and their insurers. We offer pragmatic advice drawn from our deep experience and tailored to your needs. Whether mediation, adjudication or litigation – we have the expertise and resources to deliver results swiftly and effectively.
We have specialist experience in defending professional indemnity claims against surveyors, estate agents, property & facilities management agents, letting agents, LPA receivers, investment agents and specialist property consultants across all property sectors.
Our dedicated team handles not only the very high value, more complicated cases but also more standard claims and complaints, where a proactive, decisive and cost-effective strategy is essential.
In addition, our experts are increasingly advising our clients in this sector on wider issues relevant to business operations, including TOBA's, ESG, GDPR/DPA, AI and regulation.
We act for many of the UK’s top 10 national and international property consultants, the UK’s largest surveying, estate agency and property services group, many of the largest regional surveying, valuation, estate agency and lettings companies, and the majority of the professional indemnity insurers who underwrite these risks.
We provide unrivalled levels of service, by combining a detailed knowledge of the property services market with technical excellence and genuine insurance expertise. As committed specialists, we focus on successful outcomes as well as protecting your brand and reputation.
In addition to defending claims, we also advise insurers on policy coverage and have a specialist risk management unit focused on improving property consultancies' approach to risk and ultimately their claims profile.
Dedicated relationship partners combined with innovative technology means we deliver incredible support and a proactive approach.
- South Australian Asset Management Company v York Montague Ltd, Platform Home Loans Ltd v Oyston Shipways Ltd and Nykredit Mortgage Bank PLC v Edward Erdman Group Ltd; and continues through to the present day including cases such as Cluttons LLP v Regis Group, Paratus AMC Ltd v Countrywide Surveyors Ltd and Mortgage Express v Countrywide Surveyors Ltd.
Our first-class team advises accountants, auditors, actuaries, tax specialists, insolvency practitioners and their insurers on professional liability claims, regulatory investigations and disciplinary issues.Learn more
Construction Professional Indemnity
Our market leading team has significant specialist expertise in handling construction professional indemnity claims both nationally and internationally.Learn more
We have significant expertise in defending claims against schools, colleges, academies and universities.Learn more
Our experienced team has significant expertise in advising financial advisers and their insurers on claims made against them.Learn more
Our market leading team has significant expertise in defending insurance brokers and their insurers.Learn more
Our large legal professional liability team has the flexibility and expertise to handle cases from highly complex matters to volume claims.Learn more
Surveyors & Valuers
Our market leading national team has significant expertise advising and defending property professionals and their insurers.Learn more
Our experts advise technology professionals and their insurers on the full range of professional liability claims with strategic solutions. We also advise insurers on policy wording and coverage.Learn more
What our clients say
Duncan Greenwood is noted for being, 'outstanding, tactical and gets really excellent results', according to an impressed source, who went on to say: "He's a complete specialist in the area and he's responsive to client's needs."
Claims director at national surveying practice
Charlie Bending 'provides outstanding quality of service' and "focuses on solution and settlement in a pragmatic way that reflects the real objectives of his clients, he has excellent analytical and communication skills."
Claims partner at global property consultant
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Who we are
Why choose DAC Beachcroft?
We’re a broad-based commercial firm serving a wide range of sectors with a strong heritage in insurance,
health and real estate. We combine excellent legal skills and cutting-edge delivery expertise to design
solutions that fit the needs of our clients – often involving clever uses of technology.
DAC Beachcroft is recognised as a pre-eminent advisor to the insurance market, and we place a strong emphasis on the long-term relationships we build with you so that we can really add value to your business.Learn more
Health and Social Care
DAC Beachcroft is regarded as market leaders in the provision of corporate, commercial and regulatory legal advice to healthcare providers.Learn more
With 170 lawyers we are one of the largest Real Estate legal teams in the UK. Our extensive network gives us national, regional and local knowledge and access.Learn more
We regularly advise product designers and manufacturers, trade bodies, and retailers, distributors and venture capitalists looking to invest in the financial services sector.Learn more
As long-standing and trusted advisers in the technology sector, we deliver pragmatic and innovative solutions that empower you to make informed decisions about how best to maximise your success.Learn more