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Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance

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What the team is known for

Robust practice capable of advising a client base of major insurers and underwriters. Experienced in handling substantial coverage disputes relating to shipping, engineering and construction, and offers additional strength in product liability matters. With various offices in the UK and beyond, the team is well equipped to handle complex domestic and cross-border work. Noted for its ability to provide dedicated support to insurers on volume work concerning personal injury, motor insurance and occupational disease claims, including counter-fraud advice.

Notable practitioners

Antony Woodhouse is an experienced practitioner handling both insurance and reinsurance disputes, often in cases with substantial cross-border elements.

David Abbott is adept at handling insurance disputes relating to trade credit and political risk policies, as well as cross-border reinsurance matters following extreme weather events and environmental disasters.
"He can understand and handle complex disputes and has a well-developed commercial sense - he knows when to fight and when to settle or to push a bit further." "David is extremely well respected in the market."

John Groome is frequently sought out by insurers to advise on a range of matters related to property damage and product liability, particularly in association with substantial personal injury claims.
"John is extremely experienced and provides good advice." "He provides a superb service. He's responsive and really tuned in to his clients' needs." "Clients really value his advice."

Kiran Soar has considerable expertise across a range of contentious matters, including both insurance and reinsurance disputes. He regularly handles high-value international mandates concerning marine insurance as well as those arising in the oil and gas sector.

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Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance

DWF

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20 Fenchurch Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC3M 3AG

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Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance


Antony Woodhouse
Band 5
David Abbott
Band 2
John Groome
Band 5