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Browne Jacobson LLP

Professional Negligence

2 ranked lawyersBand 4London (Firms)UK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Recognised for its work on sensitive claims and insurance coverage issues related to barristers and solicitors. Clientele includes a number of leading mutual and stock professional indemnity insurers.

Work highlights

Acted for an insurer of solicitors on a group action involving buyer-financed development schemes.

Notable practitioners

Ed Anderson is particularly active in claims stemming from the legal and financial sectors, frequently advising insurers and solicitors.

James Hobsley acts on behalf of architects, patent agents and barristers, as well as their insurers, on a range of professional liability claims.

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Overview

The team, having traditionally concentrated on claims and coverage issues involving solicitors, barristers, accountants, surveyors/valuers, financial institutions and insurance brokers, now has an established practice dealing with the insurance of new and emerging professions.

We are known for:

  • innovative approach to exceptional client service reflected in processes such as “KAPOW!” (Key Assessment of Policyholder Objectives and Wishes) which ensures early policyholder engagement and a robust process for early and careful management of insured expectations which avoids the otherwise common disputes between the insurer and insured on the question of settlement;
  • extensive experience of and expertise in dealing with policy coverage matters that routinely arise out of books of professional indemnity business.​

Members

Newbold, Jonathan (Head of Department)

Anderson, Ed

Bambury, Derek

Hobsley, James

Industries

Commercial and professional services

Construction and materials

Financial services

Industrial engineering

Insurance

Professional Negligence

Browne Jacobson LLP

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Location

15th Floor, 6 Bevis Marks

Bury Court

London

Greater London

UK

EC3A 7BA

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

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Professional Negligence


Ed Anderson
Band 3
James Hobsley
Band 4