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UK 2023
UK-wide Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance
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2 Ranked Lawyers

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Insurance: Mainly Policyholders - UK-wide
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Band 2
What the team is known for

Mishcon de Reya has a strong insurance team known for representing corporate policyholders in a range of complex coverage disputes. The firm offers considerable expertise in D&O liability, financial lines and professional negligence matters, as well as substantial property damage and business interruption claims. The team displays strength in handling Bermuda Form arbitrations and represents insureds from the pharmaceutical and energy sectors, among others.

Work Highlights

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  • Mishcon de Reya acted for Various Eateries Trading in a £16 million COVID-19 business interruption claim, after the recent FCA test case determined that the claimant was indeed covered under its insurance policy.

Notable Practitioners

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Sonia Campbell
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Sonia Campbell is head of insurance disputes at Mishcon de Reya. She demonstrates considerable expertise in handling insurance coverage disputes for policyholder clients, with impressive command of matters arising in the life sciences sector.

"Sonia has an in-depth knowledge of the law, is also incredibly commercial and produces innovative solutions for clients."

"Sonia is very inventive, tenacious, tough, and she goes 150% for her clients."

"She is very responsive, commercial and practical."

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Richard Leedham
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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 business interruption insurance claims.

"Richard is solution-focused, pragmatic and to the point."

"Richard is a great technical lawyer and very knowledgeable."

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Sonia Campbell
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Members

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Ralph Fearnhead

Sonia Campbell

Head of Department

Sophie Fairclough