Nigel Plant (LLB Hons)
Nigel studied law at the University of Exeter and qualified as a Solicitor in England & Wales in 1981. He was also admitted as a Solicitor in Hong Kong in 1984.
Nigel has specialised in dealing with professional negligence claims for over 25 years. He is based in our London office and helps to manage the Professional Negligence team.
Nigel has extensive experience in dealing with a wide variety of professional negligence claims, including a substantial number of claims against solicitors, barristers, licensed conveyancers, accountants and independent financial advisers and also claims involving fraud.
Nigel is a trained mediator and has utilised mediation to a successful end on numerous occasions for his clients.
Nigel enjoys playing golf when he can and exploring the vineyards and restaurants of France and reading a good book."
Examples of his recent cases include:
Disappointed beneficiary claiming against a solicitor for failing to draft a Will in a timely manner before the death of the intended testator.
Investors pursuing claims against a notary public for losses from an apparent fraudulent land investment scheme in Africa.
Liquidator suing accountants who acted as administrators of a company for negligently deciding to continue trading which resulted in the company incurring additional substantial losses.
Developer taking solicitors to court for negligent handling of the purchase of a development plot and then mishandling the subsequent litigation against the vendor.
Investors pursuing various fund managers for split capital investment trust multi-million pound losses.
Wife out of pocket in a divorce settlement as her solicitor had failed to properly evaluate her husband’s pension pot.
Elderly couples bringing claims against IFA’s for losses arising out of equity release schemes.
Litigant who lost the chance to pursue a professional negligence claim against his former solicitor for failing to deal with his personal injury claim competently as his new solicitor had failed to effectively serve court proceedings on his former solicitor.