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Simmons & Simmons LLP

Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance

2 ranked lawyersBand 4UK-wideUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded firm with expertise across a range of complex and high-end insurance disputes. Acts for a broad roster of insurers, financial institutions and brokers on both domestic and international mandates. Demonstrates particular strength in handling coverage disputes arising out of construction defect, professional indemnity and product liability claims.

Work highlights

Advised Talbot Insurance in connection with a mass product recall of glass bottles used by one of Australia's largest wine producers, including potential subrogation proceedings.

Notable practitioners

International head of insurance James Pollock 's practice has a particular focus on professional liability claims, most notably in the construction industry. He is a skilled litigator and also handles ADR proceedings.
"He is a very robust practitioner and has built a good team."

Jason Bright is an accomplished insurance practitioner who regularly handles substantial disputes concerning product liability and construction defects. He advises a number of leading insurers and reinsurers on claims defence as well as coverage litigation.

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Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance


James A Pollock
Band 4
Jason Bright
Band 4