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  • "Chris (Holten) was more than helpful and understanding in what became a difficult matter for me. He exercised a great deal of patience, explained things clearly ... I would certainly recommend him and Slee Blackwell and would return to him in future. his knowledge and expertise was greatly valued and appreciated."

    C. Fowler, Devon
  • "I would highlight the complete professionalism throughout my case. A friendly informative 1 to 1 basis, not always telling you what you want to hear BUT advising you what you MIGHT be in for. I will have NO hesitation in recommending Slee Blackwell and in particular, Lee Dawkins. I am a 100% happy client."

    (Professional Negligence case)

    R Piper, Spain.
  • "I was satisfied with all aspects of the service  that I received. Thank you."

    (Professional Negligence case)

    K. Bowlzer, Derby.
  • "Very helpful, very friendly. Thank you for everything you have done."

    (Professional Negligence case)

    V. Hibbert, Derbyshire.
  • "I am very grateful to James McNally and his secretary. They were just 'brill'. They handled my case with the utmost care."

    (Personal injury claim)

    P McGregor, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
  • "James McNally helped me to receive the maximum compensation for my injury."

    (Personal injury claim)

    T. O'Brien, Brighton, Sussex.
  • "Throughout the process Chris (Holten) kept us informed with professionalism and sensitivity. His kindness was greatly appreciated."

    S. Edwards, Calstock, Cornwall.
  • "Naomi (Ireson) provided an excellent service from start to finish. Her communication skills are excellent which helped to contain our anxiety during the stressful periods of the case. We always felt she was on our side and I would highly recommend her to anyone needing a similar service."

    J Preston, Clitheroe, Lancashire.
  • "Thank you again … In fact I can’t say it enough. Neither can my mum. She sends a huge thank you too. the relief is incredible, my life has changed beyond belief and I couldn’t have done it without you."

    E.W. Taunton, Somerset.
  • "I would like to say from the moment Chris (Holten) took my case on he immediately made me feel more at ease. Chris was always confident and polite and would always explain everything to me in terms that I could understand. I thank him very much for making me feel I was his only case the whole way through. Nothing was too much trouble. Chris is an absolute credit to your firm and I would have no qualms in recommending him to others should they require his expert advice."

    A Staff, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.

Professional Negligence Solicitors in Taunton

No Win - No Fee claims against lawyers, accountants and other professionals

Unfortunately dealings with professionals do not always run smoothly.

For those who have been let down by a professional advisor we offer a specialist service from qualified and experienced solicitors who are recognised by the prestigious and independent Legal 500 directory as one of the best professional negligence teams in the region.

As Professional Negligence solicitors we can assist with claims against:

  • solicitors
  • barristers
  • surveyors
  • accountants
  • architects
  • vets
  • financial advisers
  • valuers
  • estate agents

Wherever a professional person has provided a substandard service resulting in financial loss in excess of £10,000 we shall be happy to assess your case FREE of charge. 

As professional negligence specialists, we have recovered significant sums of compensation for our clients over the years. We often work on a No Win-No Fee basis, which means that if the claim is not successful you do not pay us for the work carried out. 

If you would like us to assess your claim then just submit a summary of your case.  We will provide you with our views on the merits of the claim and indicate whether No Win-No Fee funding is likely to be available.  Call Taunton based solicitor Lee Dawkins on Taunton 01823 354545 or email him at  

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