Accountant negligence

People use accountants for a variety of reasons; including tax advice or setting up a new business. In certain situations, you may be unfortunate enough to have obtained advice which you later find out was not accurate or even true. If this is the case, you may be able to sue your accountant for negligence, especially if it has cost you financially.

If you think that you have received advice which has been detrimental to your situation, our experienced solicitors would be happy to investigate any potential professional negligence claims against your accountants on your behalf.

For a legal consultation regarding your claim, please contact our claims advisers who offer 30 minute appointments from £150. Call 0203 816 9314.

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Professional negligence - accountants

There are a number of reasons why someone might be suing an accountant for negligence, including:

  • Missed deadlines
  • Failure to spot important issues in an audit (fraud)
  • Overvalued/undervalued assets
  • Negligent tax advice

All of the above are examples of how an accountant can be negligent towards their client, resulting in a financial implication.

If you feel you have been treated negligently by an accountant contact us to discuss your situation on 0203 816 9314 or complete our online enquiry form.

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