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Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance

3 ranked lawyersBand 2UKGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Offers an array of services to leading insurers, who benefit from its strong international presence. Demonstrates extensive expertise handling matters involving professional negligence, aviation, construction and cyber risk. Additional strength in the reinsurance market, particularly with regard to losses concerning the energy, mining and aviation sectors. Also advises insurance brokers on coverage matters as well as defending them in negligence claims.

Notable practitioners

Edward Foss is head of the firm's insurance and reinsurance group. He handles a wide range of disputes for insurers, brokers and underwriters in relation to substantial claims within the energy, construction and manufacturing sectors.
"He fights for his clients but does it with a lightness of touch and a sense of humour." "A very good lawyer with a good reputation."

Simon Garrett is well regarded for his expertise in insurance disputes concerning the financial services industry. He regularly handles matters relating to large claims brought under D&O and professional indemnity policies.
"Simon does a very good job for his clients and is good to deal with."

Simon Kilgour adeptly advises insurers and reinsurers in relation to a diverse range of contentious issues, often on cases that are multi-jurisdictional in nature. His expertise includes coverage disputes related to major accidents and natural disasters.
"He is very responsive and delivers a high-quality product firmly focused on our needs and expectations."

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Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance Department

CMS

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Cannon Place

78 Cannon Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC4N 6AF

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Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance


Edward Foss
Band 3
Simon Garrett
Band 4
Simon Kilgour
Band 4