Browne Jacobson LLP

Jonathan Newbold

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Jonathan specialises in dealing with claims with a financial services or management liability element. He has particular expertise in policy coverage matters. He also regularly assists underwriters with the drafting of policy wording and advises insurers on strategy and risk management across professional indemnity books of business.

Jonathan is head of Browne Jacobson’s Financial & Professional Risks Group in Exeter, London and Nottingham, which comprises 12 Partners, 16 Solicitors and 8 Legal Assistants.

He is one of Browne Jacobson’s leading partners for insurance coverage disputes. He advises on both primary layer and excess layer insurance matters.

His coverage work has arisen primarily out of professional negligence matters but he has also received notable instructions in the context of product liability, property, public liability and employers’ liability covers.

He spends the majority of his time providing strategic advice to one of Browne Jacobson’s most significant clients, Hiscox Insurance Co Ltd. As part of his role as the partner with key responsibility for managing that client relationship Jonathan also takes responsibility for the delegated authority claims handling schemes that we successfully run for Hiscox in relation to many hundreds of professional liability and employment practices liability claims.

Professional Memberships

─Forum of Insurance Lawyers