Gary is a partner in our financial and professional risk team. Recognised for many years as a leader in his field by Chambers and Partners, Gary has specialised in the defence of claims against lawyers for over 20 years and he has been involved in several high-profile claims in this arena.
Gary has acted for many of the ‘Participating Insurers’ who are authorised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority to provide insurance cover to law firms as well as for many excess layer markets. In this capacity, Gary regularly provides coverage advice to insurers, in addition to regulatory advice to their insureds. Increasingly, Gary assists law firms to manage the consequences of data breaches including law firms who are the victims of cyber-crime.
Gary has particular expertise in managing the provision of claims handling services to professional indemnity insurers, having dealt with several schemes throughout his career.