Karl Cameron Senior Associate

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“Very capable and very good at managing expectations and inspiring confidence. ”

Chambers UK A Client's Guide to the Legal Profession 2016
Karl is an associate in the Commercial litigation team, specialising in professional negligence, and deals with moderate to multi-million pound claims against professionals.

Main area of practice

He has extensive experience of both the property and financial sectors, having acted for banks and other institutional clients for many years. Karl also acts for private individuals and businesses in disputes with third parties or with former advisors.

His main areas of practice include:

  • Professional negligence
  • Commercial litigation
  • Property litigation
  • Risk management


Karl has acted for a number of businesses in the property sector, and also for major banks and lenders in relation to all types of disputes associated with property portfolios. His practice expanded to encompass all types of complicated and high value professional negligence cases.

His notable clients include DAS, First Assist and Heathrow Airport.

Significant experience

Professional negligence: Karl has specialised in professional negligence disputes since 2008. Since then he has broadened his practice significantly, acting for all types of clients from individuals to PLCs. He has represented clients in multi-million pound disputes in the High Court, and has a significant national client base.

Other expertise

Commercial disputes: since qualifying in 2006 he has acted for businesses of all sizes in commercial disputes whether based in contract or otherwise.

Property litigation: Karl advises private individuals and businesses on all manner of property disputes, relating to both commercial and residential property.

Construction: he advises companies on claims involving contractors' breach of contract and/or negligence.

Risk management: with extensive experience in advising clients on risk, Karl works with clients to consider and review both their internal procedures and protocols. he also advises on their dealings with third parties in order to assess where risk might be assumed and the associated exposure to the client's business.

“Outstanding Associate Karl Cameron is ‘unflappable’, with ‘an uncanny ability to explain complicated legal concepts in an easily digestible manner. ”

The Legal 500 UK 2015

“Karl Cameron is ‘diligent and client focussed'.”

The Legal 500 UK 2014


Karl’s Blog

Accountants sued for negligence for failure to advise of a change in the law

We highlight a case that clearly demonstrates why professionals need to advise their clients of changes in the law or legislation if they have promised to do so.

Articles by Karl

The discount rate and professional negligence claims


When assessing damages in personal injury and clinical negligence claims future losses need to be taken into consideration. Our article explains how the discount rate works when making a claim.

Chinnock v Veale Wasbrough [2015] EWCA Civ 2014


The case of Chinnock v Veale Wasbrough [2015] EWCA Civ 2014 raises questions regarding date of knowledge and the application of section 14A of the Limitation Act 1980.

The rise in opportunistic recycled claims


A new trend in recycled claims has recently emerged. Law firms are effectively turning on each other by acting for claimants in circumstances where it is alleged that their previous legal representatives under-settled their claim.

Related Knowledge & Resources

Court rules are (not) made to be broken

The Andrew Mitchell "plebgate" defamation case in 2013 was well known for the political furore. Within legal circles, the case was a stark example of the court losing patience with people, and their lawyers, ignoring the rules.

The discount rate and professional negligence claims

When assessing damages in personal injury and clinical negligence claims future losses need to be taken into consideration. Our article explains how the discount rate works when making a claim.

Commercial agents and software – goods rather than services?

Since the introduction of the Regulations, there has been considerable uncertainty as to whether transactions involving computer software can be categorised as "sale of goods" for the purposes of the Regulations. The position has now been clarified.

Recovering outstanding berthing fees – a guide for marinas and boatyards

Blake Morgan provides a helpful guide for Marinas and Boat Yards on recovering outstanding berthing fees.

Funding commercial litigation

Our Dispute Resolution team guide you through the options for funding commercial disputes.