Mishcon de Reya LLP

Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance Department

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What the team is known for Strong team known for representing corporate policyholders in a range of complex coverage disputes. Offers considerable expertise in D&O liability, financial lines and professional negligence matters, as well as substantial property damage and business interruption claims. Displays strength in handling Bermuda Form arbitrations. Represents insureds from the pharmaceutical and energy sectors, among others.

Strengths"You can rely on Mishcon to always give you wise advice," says a client.

Work highlights Advised Norman Hay on an £8 million broker negligence claim, after the company was denied coverage by its insurer following the death of one of its employees while on business overseas.

Notable practitioners

Richard Leedham
is a respected litigator who specialises in cases involving the insurance industry. He is experienced acting on coverage disputes that arise in relation to D&O and political risk insurance claims.
"He has a strong reputation and knows his stuff."

Sonia Campbell
demonstrates considerable expertise in handling insurance coverage disputes for policyholder clients, with impressive command of matters arising in the life sciences sector.
"She is very good in the pharmaceuticals space." "Sonia has first-rate judgement and knows this area inside out."