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Judith Hopper

Bevan Brittan LLP

  • Solicitor
  • SRA ID No. 337003
  • 15/09/2004

  • Yorkshire and the Humber
  • Toronto Square
    7th Floor, Toronto Street
    West Yorkshire
    LS1 2HJ


Judith has over 15 years’ experience in advising on a range of commercial litigation disputes.

Judith is an expert in professional negligence claims. Her experience includes:

• Representing a public body bringing a claim for professional negligence against former solicitors for £2.6 million arising from a failure to enter into a Deed of Variation before the expiry of a break notice in a lease. Case settled at three party mediation with contributions from the property agent as well as the solicitors.
• Acting for a bank in a multi-million pound professional negligence claim against a monitoring surveyor for failing to properly advise as to numerous defects, including significant fire safety issues. Case settled at mediation.
• Advising a business on a claim against solicitors for missing a limitation period.
• Advising a local authority on a claim arising from a failure by a firm of solicitors to advise properly on a Deed of Variation for an energy/waste PFI.
• Acting for a bank in a high value professional negligence claim arising from a failure by solicitors to advise correctly on overage provisions. Case settled at mediation.
• Advising sellers of a company on a claim against former accountants for failing to advise properly on the tax implications to the structure of the deal.

Areas of Expertise

  • Construction
  • Solicitor - Commercial Litigation