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Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance Department

UK-wide
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What the team is known for Highly experienced in representing domestic and international clients in coverage disputes, providing expertise in the areas of property damage, construction and professional negligence. Offers additional strength in insurance matters concerning the aviation industry and renewable energy projects. Clients include insurers and Lloyd's syndicates. Also highly regarded for its ability to handle substantial volume claims on behalf of major motor industry insurers.

Strengths A client praises the firm's "excellent performance" and adds: "Members of the team work well and support each other."

"They are very straightforward and commercial," says one client, also praising the "quality of the advice and the team's ability to very quickly tune in to our processes and how we do things."

Work highlights Represented Tesco Underwriting on a credit hire case concerning £75,000 of incurred hire charges following a road traffic accident. The claim was successfully struck out on the ground of fundamental dishonesty.

Notable practitioners

Rob Williams is a key contact at the firm.