Professional liability – property transactions

Professional liability – property transactions overview

Combining Gatehouse Chambers’ position as a leading property chambers with our professional liability expertise, our “very commercial, very efficient and very smart” (Chambers UK) practitioners are genuine, multi-disciplinary experts in handling professional liability and insurance matters concerning construction and property professionals

We specialise in complex, multi-party, high-value professional negligence disputes involving construction and property professionals: including legal professionals, surveyors and valuers, architects, structural engineers, estate agents and letting agents.

The team produces Risk & Negligence in Property Transactions –a guide to the issues arising in land transactions that identifies the potential liability risks faced by solicitors – and Construction Professional Indemnity Insurance- a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of legal issues concerning professional indemnity insurance for architects, engineers, surveyors, project managers and consultants.


Book publication: ‘Risk and Negligence in Property Transactions’, edited by John de Waal QC



Large v Hart: Surveyors’ negligence in property transactions and the path through (or around?) SAAMCo


What’s the Rush? Lessons from applications for an expedited trial


Client conflict


Negligence in Residential Leasehold Conveyancing – Dealing with Protected Residential Tenancies


Completion and the risks it poses to conveyancers