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About Us

Claims Against are an experienced team of professional negligence experts dedicated to righting the wrongs caused by negligent professionals. Operated by Smith Partnership – one of the largest law firms in the East Midlands – our specialist solicitors provide an effective resolution to your case without the need for middlemen or brokers.

Our caring and forward-thinking attitude is reflected in our approach to case funding. We accept most cases on a No Win No Fee basis, enabling you to pursue compensation at absolutely no financial risk to you.

We focus entirely on providing an open, honest and friendly service. Dealing with a wide variety of cases from our headquarters in the Midlands, we apply our legal expertise in helping clients secure the compensation they're entitled to.

Alison Neate Head of Claims Against, is a panel member for the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association (PNLA) – the UK's leading association for legal practitioners specialising in disputes involving non-medical professionals. Our team is also recommended by the Legal 500 which states that

"Noted for the 'breadth of its expertise', Smith Partnership's claimant-focused practice is well-equipped to represent both individuals and corporate entities. Claims against financial service providers, accountants, architects, surveyors and builders, trade unions and lawyers are undertaken by the team, which is led by Alison Neate. She is praised as 'exceptional, committed, diligent and commercial'."

"Every member of the team goes the extra mile."

"They are always on top of their cases, developing good relationships with their clients and ensuring they receive an excellent service."

"Alison Neate's commitment to the client is unrivalled and she will always do her utmost to secure the best outcome for them."