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Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance

4 ranked lawyersBand 2UK-wideUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Renowned team that represents leading insurance entities and policyholders in complex coverage and reinsurance disputes arising in sectors such as aviation, energy and mining. Often involved in significant international work, including particular strength in mandates issuing from Latin America. Experience includes big-ticket claims relating to property damage, business interruption and other losses associated with major political upheaval and natural disasters.

Strengths

"They pulled out all the stops for us and provided excellent quality legal and commercial advice throughout," says a client.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Bandurka focuses on reinsurance disputes as part of a robust contentious claims practice. He has expertise in handling matters concerning a range of insurance policies, including product liability and professional indemnity.
"He is really experienced, has a great view of the market and provides great client service."

Christopher Foster is highly regarded for his contentious insurance practice, in which he handles an impressive array of complex coverage and reinsurance disputes. He has experience handling matters related to claims for property damage, construction defects and professional liability, among others.
"Chris is exceptionally good and a very talented lawyer." "He is a first-rate litigator and one of the best in the City - he provides real added value and strategic direction."

Jonathan Bruce specialises in representing policyholders in insurance claims and coverage disputes, with notable expertise in energy, property and marine matters. He regularly handles cases with international aspects and has particular knowledge of Latin America.
"He has a sharp intellect and very considerable experience as a case-handler and negotiator. He is also approachable and pragmatic." "Jonathan provides excellent service and has a commercial approach."

Nigel Wick is adept at handling a range of insurance and reinsurance matters on behalf of policyholders. He has particular experience in disputes involving both onshore and offshore energy facilities.
"Nigel has a really strong technical knowledge of insurance - he understands the field well."

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Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance

HFW

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Location

Friary Court

65 Crutched Friars

London

Greater London

UK

EC3N 2AE

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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.

UK-wide

Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance


Andrew Bandurka
Band 2
Christopher Foster
Band 1

Insurance: Mainly Policyholders


Jonathan Bruce
Band 3
Nigel Wick
Band 2