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Kennedys

Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance

5 ranked lawyersBand 1UKGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Outstanding insurance team with the ability to handle high-value coverage disputes and claims defence on behalf of an impressive insurer and reinsurer client base. Experience spans a number of areas including product liability, professional indemnity, financial misconduct, and construction and energy projects. Expansive global footprint means the team is well equipped to handle complex cross-border disputes. Also has an impressive volume claims practice, assisting a number of leading insurers with public and employers' liability as well as motor and credit hire claims.

Notable practitioners

Chris Zavos focuses primarily on marine insurance and has extensive expertise in claims relating to war risk, loss of cargo and piracy. He also handles complex claims relating to offshore energy facilities.
"He is known particularly for his international work." "He is very good, with a strong reputation."

David Chadwick is highly skilled at advising insurers and underwriters on complex cross-border disputes, particularly those associated with political risk and trade credit claims.
"He is a leader on political risk matters." "He is well known and has a good profile in the market."

John Bruce heads the firm's financial institutions and D&O team. He handles a wide range of disputes arising from major losses related to alleged misappropriation of funds and financial mis-selling.
"He is straightforward and very easy to work with."

Patrick Foss offers clients a wealth of experience in contentious insurance and reinsurance matters. He has expertise in a broad range of insurance disputes including those that relate to the marine, energy and construction industries.
"He is an excellent solicitor." "A very strong practitioner for onshore and offshore energy work."

Trevor Davies is regularly called upon by insurers for representation in coverage disputes relating to high-value property damage and product liability claims.
"Trevor is a great advocate and a commercial, knowledgeable and useful person to have on board."

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Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance


Chris Zavos
Band 1
David Chadwick
Band 1
John Bruce
Band 5
Patrick Foss
Band 2
Trevor J E Davies
Band 4