Insurance & Reinsurance
Insurance & Reinsurance - Recommendations
"Crown Office Chambers is 'a quality set' with 'a very strong insurance and civil team' that is active in a wide range of disputes, including breach of warranty, arson, construction and fraud-related matters. Highlights for the set included landmark case Coles v Hetherington, which changed how damages are determined across the insurance market, and Milton Keynes Borough Council v Nulty & NIG, a case involving a £5m claim arising from a catastrophic fire."
Legal 500 2014, Leading Set for Insurance and Reinsurance
"Crown Office Chambers offers expertise in a wide range of insurance and reinsurance matters. Its barristers particularly shine in cases involving fire and flood losses, and professional indemnity issues. They act for and against the major insurers and reinsurers in the market, and are praised for the depth of their expertise. 'All the barristers are highly approachable and are keen to be part of a team.' 'I have been impressed with their client service. I have also found the clerks very approachable. They are realistic when it comes to agreeing fees.'
Chambers UK 2014, Leading Set for Insurance
"Crown Office Chambers' strong blend of knowledgeable and skilled advocates ‘takes some beating’ for insurance matters."
Legal 500 2013, Leading Set for Insurance and Reinsurance
"[Crown Office Chambers] handles a wide range of non-marine insurance matters, and has particular experience in the construction, automotive and energy sectors. Its members have of late handled high-profile cases including disputes relating to the London riots and the Buncefield depot explosion. The team receives instructions from international insurance companies in addition to dealing with more domestic clients. In one recent highlight, members of chambers represented insurance broker Lockton in a £30 million claim relating to the construction of professional indemnity insurance policies."
Chambers UK 2013, Leading Set for Insurance
"Crown Office Chambers fields...leading insurance and product liability experts"
Legal 500 2012, Leading Set for Insurance and Reinsurance
"Crown Office Chambers' strength in insurance work is allied to its fine reputation in fields such as professional indemnity and negligence. Its members act for both claimants and defendants in both marine and non-marine insurance cases. The set includes experts who advise insurers, Lloyd’s syndicates and brokers on insurance, reinsurance and policy construction matters. Its involvement in both the Buncefield litigation and the EL Trigger saga underlines its growing standing in the market."
Chambers UK 2012, Leading Set for Insurance
"Crown Office Chambers is ‘invariably able to put forward a high-quality candidate for any instruction in this area’"
Legal 500 2011, Leading Set for Insurance