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My Expertise

My expertise includes advising on complex policy coverage issues, undertaking subrogated recovery actions and defending liability claims in respect of national and international risks.

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I have a particular interest in property damage, business interruption, professional indemnity, public and products liability. I also have extensive experience in defending professional negligence claims against solicitors, accountants, insurance brokers, construction professionals, health and safety consultants and IFAs.

My recent cases have included: 

  • A coverage dispute under a general liability policy following a multi-million pound class action in the USA relating to breach of privacy.
  • A multi-million pound subrogated recovery against parties responsible for fire at a distribution warehouse operated by insured.
  • Defending solicitors in claims arising out of the 2008 credit crunch following the inability of clients to secure mortgage funding.
  • Coverage advice/liability defence following claim against insured manufacturer arising out of installation of defective components into claimant’s industrial vehicles.
  • Coverage advice/liability defence in respect of claim by care home operator against insured builder under a CAR policy.
  • Liability defence in respect of claim by operator of sewage treatment works against insured company involved in servicing diesel engines.
  • Subrogated recovery against company who serviced cooking range prior to fire at insured restaurant.
  • Coverage advice/liability defence in respect of claim by tenant against insured property management company.
  • Advising property insurers on coverage issues arising following fire at unoccupied commercial premises.