| Claim against an IT professional

Our expert team of professional negligence solicitors has over 50 years of experience in advising businesses and individuals on professional negligence claims. We can help you if your IT professional has caused you loss. Whether they are a software developer, web developer, security expert, or other IT professional.

IT professional duty of care

All professionals owe their clients a duty of care. This means that they must perform their jobs to a reasonable standard and with reasonable care. If your IT professional’s advice falls below the standard that you should reasonably expect, you may be able make a professional negligence claim against your IT professional.

Professional negligence by IT professionals

Many businesses, and indeed individuals, use IT professionals for expert assistance and support. We expect that advice and assistance to be accurate, and in most cases it is. However, sometimes things go wrong, meaning that you lose out financially as a result. Examples of negligence by IT professionals include:

  • Misuse of confidential information
  • Website security issues
  • A considerable drop in SEO, leading to loss of website traffic and business
  • Errors in coding, leading to website issues or issues with company computers
  • Poor virus or security advice.

If you feel you have a claim against an IT professional, it is important to seek specialist legal advice from an experienced professional negligence solicitor. There are strict time limits for professional negligence claims including those against IT professionals. In the main, this is six years. However, there are some exceptions, so it is worth getting in touch to discuss your claim. We always recommend that you contact us as soon as you become aware of any negligence.

Can I make a claim against my IT professional?

If you have suffered financial loss (which we can help identify) as a result of your IT professional, you may have a claim. For a successful professional negligence claim, you must be able to show that the IT professional breached their duty of care to you and that you suffered loss as a result.

We will advise you on all aspects of your claim and give you clear costs advice*.

If you would like a FREE, no obligation discussion to see if you have a professional negligence claim against your IT professional, call us on (freephone) 0800 988 7756.

With offices in Leeds, Wakefield, Bradford, Harrogate and London, we can bring our experience and knowledge to your claim, no matter where you are.

*Please note, we do not offer no win no fee agreements. For further information, please see our pricing page.

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Steven Newdall

MANAGING PARTNER


T. 0113 297 3152
E. snewdall@levisolicitors.co.uk

Steven has 25 years’ experience in professional negligence claims and is a member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association. He acts for both Claimants and Defendants, and has a particular speciality in claims against solicitors.

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