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Miles Harris

Professional Liability

Miles is recommended by the Chambers and Legal 500 in the field of professional negligence. He has been described by Chambers as “An absolute gem” who is “fabulous with clients and incredibly on top of the detail” and by Legal 500 as “a star of the future”. He has wide experience and knowledge of the field both with and without a leader. He has represented both claimants and defendants in matters involving solicitors, barristers, licensed conveyancers, surveyors, managing agents, insurance brokers, financial advisers, tax consultants, accountants, auditors and architects.

Miles has experience of claims involving all aspects of a professional’s potential liability, including allegations of breach of duty, retainer and trust, breach of fiduciary duty, deceit, dishonest assistance, fraudulent conspiracy and breaches of relevant regulatory provisions, such as the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.

He has also provided training to firms on solicitors’ and surveyors’ liability generally and written and spoken on specific issues of importance in professional liability including limitation, privilege, the assessment of quantum in lenders’ claims, the SRA Solicitors’ Code of Conduct and coverage issues.