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Professional Negligence

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What the team is known for

Prominent professional negligence team which handles a full range of matters, with considerable experience in claims that relate to construction and engineering. Acts for an international client base which includes a number of major insurers. Also represents professionals in the finance industry as well as regularly working with solicitor firms.

Work highlights

Acted for a law firm and its insurer on a claim brought by a former client regarding advice given in connection with the acquisition, development and attempted sale of property in central London.
Notable practitioners

John Bennett skilfully handles a range of professional negligence claims for accountants, IFAs, barristers and insurers.
"He is a very impressive lawyer."

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Overview

Our Professional Indemnity team is truly experienced and internationally renowned. Expertise in our domestic markets is coupled with extensive experience of dealing with claims around the world – making us one of the foremost professional indemnity offerings in the market.

The excellent standard of service provided is the same across the globe; providing you with the benefit of local teams supported with national and international coverage and a consistent, high quality claims approach across your book of business.

As a full service legal business, we work alongside our corporate, commercial and regulatory teams to bring greater commerciality, sector knowledge and market experience to support you with your professional indemnity claims.

We work with our Connected Services division to offer our clients strategic, practical solutions for example, advocacy, costs, forensic accountancy and loss adjusting, together with training and analysis of claims data to assist underwriting. We also have abundant experience of advising Insurers on the full range of coverage issues that arise in the wide range of professionals insured by our clients.

As well as providing expert PI advice across the spectrum of traditional and emerging professionals, we have a proven Directors & Officers capability, ranging from multi-jurisdictional coverage disputes to SME claims; from matters arising from Health and Safety and regulatory issues, to policy drafting and advisory work.

Members

Bennett, John (Head of Department)

Klimt, Mark

Quiney, Harriet

Robin, Michael

Wood, Sheona

Clients

Hiscox Underwriting Limited

QBE

Zurich Insurance

Professional Negligence

DWF

firm
Location

20 Fenchurch Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC3M 3AG

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Ranked Lawyers

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.

London (Firms)

Professional Negligence


John Bennett
Band 2