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Blaney McMurtry LLP

Insurance: Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Compact Toronto-based firm recognised for its experience advising on a broad array of coverage disputes and insurance litigation matters. Has a noteworthy track record in D&O and E&O claims as well as insurance cases arising from social engineering fraud. Increasing areas of focus include fidelity insurance and cyber risk issues. Additional expertise in matters involving inter-insurer disputes and casualty claims.

Strengths

Clients note the team's "tenacity" and "very analytical final product" as key strengths.

"They have always met or exceeded my expectations," recalled one client, adding: "They always utilise resources from within if there is a specific issue that requires additional expertise."

Work highlights

Represented a Lloyd's insurer in a series of claims linked to a subway extension in Toronto alleging negligence and project delay.

Notable practitioners

Dominic Clarke is heralded by sources as a "strong, proficient counsel" and a "patient and measured practitioner." He is frequently engaged to represent clients in a range of coverage and claims matters, as well as advising on internal dispute resolution strategy. One source said: "Dominic is recognised within the industry as being a highly skilled litigation lawyer with extensive experience who leads on complex files which can include managing many parties and stakeholders."

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Overview

Blaney McMurtry provides top level expertise in litigation & advocacy, real estate and business law. Our large insurance practice (comprised of 45+ practitioners) possesses significant expertise in commercial lines, coverage, inter-insurer disputes and reinsurance, CGL, D&O/E&O, as well as significant casualty claims. We are regarded as a leader in all aspects of litigation and advice-provision for the insurance industry, with the ability to handle complex, high profile and high dollar value matters (including coverage, class proceedings, and products liability).  Coverage and litigation in relation to Covid-19 matters has been a recent area of focus for Blaney’s insurance practice.

Insurance: Dispute Resolution Department

Blaney McMurtry LLP

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2 Queen Street East, Suite 1500

Toronto

Ontario

Canada

M5C 3G5

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Insurance: Dispute Resolution


Dominic Clarke
Band 3