Our insurance and reinsurance team advises and represents both insurers and insureds in major claims and coverage disputes including on the most complex current issues.
We have acted in many high-profile cases in recent years, such as the Employers’ Liability Trigger Litigation, and a leading case on the construction of Bermuda Form policies.
We advise clients on the full range of insurance, with particular expertise in product liability, employers’ liability, property damage, business disruption and litigation expenses insurance.
We are singled out for our advice and representation because of our wider market-leading expertise in a range of areas of the law including liability for defective products, health & safety, financial services, environmental law, and employment among other areas.
Businesses in all sectors are looking to policies that may be responsive. Many are considering the new risks we face as we adapt to new working conditions.
We offer long-established sector acumen and legal expertise that will directly inform your decision making. For this we are relied upon by businesses in the life sciences, automotive, financial services, energy, IT, retail, and hospitality sectors, among others.
We are able to help your business untangle the complex issues, such as:
• Terms of business interruption cover
• Policy extensions, notifiable diseases and relevant exclusions
• Employers’ liability and the changing working environment
• Implications of resuming business activities
• Credit insurance
• Travel and events cancellation
• Wider scope of indemnity and claims aggregation issues.
Charles Gibson QC
Call: 1984 Silk: 2001
Patrick Green QC
Call: 1990 Silk: 2012
Geraint Webb QC
Call: 1995 Silk: 2013
Malcolm Sheehan QC
Call: 1993 Silk: 2015
Toby Riley-Smith QC
Call: 1995 Silk: 2016
Angus Withington QC
Call: 1995 Silk: 2021
Call: 2007 (Solicitor: 2005)