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Legal Issues

Alleged professional negligence cases are usually heard by the civil courts who have the power to award compensation, damages and/or costs. If a farrier finds themselves involved in such a case they are advised to seek their own legal advice on the matter for guidance. Alternatively the Citizens Advice Bureau may be able to offer guidance on how to proceed.

  • Citizens Advice Bureau – (www.citizensadvice.org.uk) Free, independent and confidential advice in relation to legal, money and other problems.
  • British Farriers and Blacksmith Association (BFBA) - (www.forgemagazine.co.uk) or T) 02476 696595 - (Members only) – BFBA Members benefit from discounted legal advice/assistance.