Jeffrey Terry


Professional Negligence

Manchester

36 Young Street, Manchester, M3 3FT
DX: 718188 MCH 3
Direct Dial: 0161 832 9082

Leeds

5 Park Square, Leeds, LS1 2NE
DX: 713113 LEEDS PARK SQ
Direct Dial: 0113 242 1123

Birmingham

Embassy House, 60 Church Street,
Birmingham, B3 2DJ
DX: 13023 BIRMINGHAM
Direct Dial: 0121 200 3570

Clerked by:
Colin Griffin
Gary Young
Harry Young

Professional Negligence

Jeffrey has experience of all forms of professional negligence claims, , with the exception of clinical negligence, particularly solicitors’ negligence cases.

Significant Reported Cases

Cleightonhills v Bembridge Marine [2012] EWHC 3449 (TCC); [2013] CILL 3289, TCC, liability of various construction professionals for failure of marine platform.

ACD v Overall 140 Con LR 82, TCC, landscape architect, responsibility for failure of planning application

Marshall v Allotts [2004] EWHC 1964 (QB), [2005] PNLR11, alleged professional negligence, pre-action disclosure


 

"He is extremely thorough and his preparation and presentation in court is second to none. He is unflappable and able to instil the utmost confidence in clients."

Chambers UK

Profile

Jeffrey has long experience as a chancery and commercial practitioner in both London and Manchester. His work spans particularly the Chancery Division, Commercial and Mercantile Court and Technology & Construction Court. He is also an Arbitrator, having received the President’s Prize from Lord Mustill for achieving the highest mark in the Award Writing Paper in the final Fellowship Examinations of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in 1996. He is also a CEDR Accredited Mediator.


Year of call:
 1976

Areas of Expertise
  • Chancery
  • Commercial
  • Insurance
  • Internal Company and Partnership Disputes
  • Professional Negligence (other than clinical)
  • Wills, Probate & Inheritance Act Cases

 

Memberships

Northern Chancery Bar Association

Northern Circuit Commercial Bar Association

Bar European Group

Professional Negligence Bar Association

Appointments

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Fellow of the Society of Advanced Legal Studies

CEDR Accredited Mediator

 

Publications

Jeffrey has written a number of articles and presented papers on legal topics in the UK, Canada and the USA

 
Qualifications

LLB (LOND)

MA (Business Law), with Distinction

FCIArb

CEDR Accredited Mediator

 

Recommendations

Chambers UK 2017

"He possesses major experience and knowledge." "He is really good to work with. He really understood the issues and concerns we had."

Chambers UK 2016

"He is extremely thorough and his preparation and presentation in court is second to none. He is unflappable and able to instil the utmost confidence in clients."

Legal 500 2017

‘He has an authoritative advocacy style and is well liked by clients.’

 

Chambers UK Logo 2016

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