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Toby Gee

Call 1992

"He is very detailed and doesn't leave anything to chance."
(Chambers & Partners 2015)

Professional Liability

Surveyors, accountants, solicitors, insurance brokers, estates managers, engineers. e.g. negligence of marine engineers repairing narrow boat allegedly causing subsequent sinking; drug manufacture, contamination of reprocessed chemical, £1.5M claim; junior counsel in The London Institute v Planned Maintenance Engineering (engineers allegedly causing flood of university tower-block, £2.5M claim); Solicitors’ failure to warn of subsidence risk in conveyance; Surveyor appointed under London (Building Acts) Amendment Act 1939 (c.£400,000 claim. Held: no duty of care); failure to warn (electrician – alleged failure to warn supermarket of danger of hot fuses – supermarket burned down); acted for c.150 claimants in group litigation against former solicitors for negligently settling vibration white finger claims at an undervalue – issues including meaning of aggregation clause in professional indemnity policy.

Selected Cases

  • Commissioning of electronic control device for industrial electric motor. Fire allegedly due to incorrect programming of device lowering protection against fire due to other faulty components (£1.5M claim).
  • Claim against water treatment engineers relating to water treatment services in tyre factory allegedly leading to boiler furnace tube collapse (£2.5M claim).
  • Claim against engineers allegedly causing explosions in print-drying machinery.
  • Cold-top electric furnace for lead crystal glass manufacture – claim against designers / suppliers – disintegration of allegedly unsuitable tiles (€2.2M+ claim).
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Qualifications


  • ADR Accredited Mediator

Memberships


  • London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association
  • Personal Injury Bar Association
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association
  • Technology & Construction Bar Association

Recommendations


“Methodical and persuasive.”

Legal 500 2016

“He is very detailed and doesn’t leave anything to chance.”

Chambers & Partners 2015

“He’s very approachable and responds very quickly with detailed advice.”

Chambers & Partners 2015

“Highly regarded for his versatility.”

Chambers & Partners 2014

“He provides excellent advice which leaves no room for doubt.”

Legal 500 2014

“Excellent in the courtroom.”

Legal 500 2013


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