Professional liability construction professionals overview
As a result of Gatehouse Chambers’ position as a leading construction chambers, our “very commercial, very efficient and very smart” (Chambers UK) practitioners are genuine experts in handling the full range of professional liability matters concerning construction professionals, including insurance related issues.
We specialise in complex, multi-party and high-value professional negligence disputes involving a variety of construction professionals, including surveyors and valuers of various kinds, architects and structural engineers. We also act in relation to claims against legal professionals (see the Professional Liability – Legal Professionals page for our experience in this area).
Practitioners have an established reputation and act in numerous high-profile matters, including cases concerning the viability of sea defence facilities, arterial roads, the design and construction of iconic buildings in the City of London and elsewhere, such as the National Museum of Liverpool, and major infrastructure projects around the world.
John de Waal KC, with contributions from the team produces Risk & Negligence in Property Transactions: a guide to the specific issues that may arise, in the acquisition and conveyance of land and identifies the risks faced by solicitors acting for both buyer and seller that may give rise to liability in negligence and Paul Reed KC, with contributions from the team, produces Construction Professional Indemnity Insurance: a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of legal issues arising under professional indemnity cover for architects, engineers, surveyors, project managers and consultants.