Solicitor – Negligence. Following a successful claim by the claimant solicitor for unpaid fees by the defendant client, the defendant, on payment of money into court brought a counterclaim in negligence against the claimant. The Queen's Bench Division held that the claimant had not been negligent and, even if the claimant had been, the defendant had not established that he was suffering any of the alleged loss of profits and/or wasted expenditure.