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Commercial dispute resolution, insurance, professional negligence and telecommunications. Recent very high value political risk insurance, D&O, professional indemnity and other insurance cases [2019]; Weatherley v Weatherley [2018] EWHC 3201 (Ch); Snoras v Antonov and Others [2018] EWHC 887 (Comm); XYZ v Travelers [2018] EWCA Civ 1099; Teva v AstraZeneca [2017] EWHC 1852 (Comm); Redman v Zurich Insurance Plc [2018] 1 W.L.R. 280; AIG v ILP LLP [2017] UKSC 18; [2017] 1 W.L.R. 116; Maccaferri Ltd v Zurich Insurance PLC [2016] EWCA Civ 1302; [2017] Lloyd’s Rep. I.R. 200; Cape Distribution Ltd v Cape Intermediate Holdings Plc [2016] EWHC 1786 (QBD); JRT v RWL [2015] EWHC 1069 (QB); Lyons v Fox Williams LLP [2016] EWHC 2427 (QB); Godiva v Travelers: high value insurance aggregation dispute; BT v Ofcom “Ethernet” case [2014] CAT 14; BT v Ofcom “PPC” case [2012] EWCA Civ 1051; Nouri v. ... (A Firm) [2010] 50 EG 64, Sephton limitation issues: successful on own in Court of Appeal; Flexsys America L.P. v. XL Insurance Company Limited [2010] Lloyd’s Rep. IR 132; ERC Frankona v. American National [2006] Lloyd Rep IR 157.


Astbury Scholar, Middle Temple. Columbia Law School, LLM (Stone Scholar). Inns of Court School of Law (Very Competent). Balliol College, Oxford, BA (Hons) Law (Top First in College, Paton Scholar).

Professional Memberships

LCLCBA (committee member), PNBA (committee member), COMBAR, Bar Pro Bono Unit.


MacGillivray on Insurance Law, first supplement to 14th Edition (2019), 14th Edition (2018), 13th Edition (2015), first supplement to 13th Edition (2016), second supplement to 13th Edition (2017), second supplement to 12th Edition (2014), first supplement to 12th Edition (2013), 12th Edition (2012) and 2nd Supplement to 11th Edition (2011); “Discriminate without prejudice” (2004) 154 NLJ 1038; “Pleading Fraud: the Insurer's Alternative” (2004) 154 NLJ 502 with Andrew Burns; and “What will happen to the QC Clause in Insurance Contracts if the rank of QC is abolished?” Corporate Counsel Magazine 2003.


Languages: working French.

Interests: family, fly fishing, proper sports, modern art, opera.

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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Banking Set of the Year and Professional Negligence Set of the Year

Richard Handyside, Mark Simpson, Ben Lynch, Adam Sher

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