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Public bodies and public authority claim insurance


In this age of austerity public bodies are under unprecedented financial and people pressures. At the same time claim volumes continue to place strain on insurance programmes and risk management strategies. We have long and deep experience of acting for public bodies.

Our nationally renowned team handles all types of claims: from catastrophic to volume solutions; on a delegated basis or working to you through your protocols and the portal. We are experts in employers' and public liability, motor and professional risks. Our lawyers are skilled in niche areas, such as human rights, data protection, information security, child and adult safeguarding and social care cases.

What we do...

  • Our clients – local authorities, government agencies, police forces, fire services and the NHS. Insurers, TPA’s, loss adjusters and brokers.
  • 70 dedicated specialists – including 15 partners and 10 associates based in our national office network.
  • Sector experts - we have unrivalled skill and experience in acting in the most complex and challenging of cases including group actions, public inquiries and Court of Appeal and Supreme Court hearings. We are also adept at providing volume solutions.
  • Specialist advice – from claims investigations and Health & Safety Executive prosecutions through to inquests, complex industrial disease work and occupiers liability.
  • Claims innovations – BJ Protect, Fraud Arrest and Best Offer are a small number of the products which we have on offer to drive down the cost of litigation.
  • Industry memberships – Forum of Insurance Lawyers, British Insurance Law Association, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, International Bar Association.

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