Our claims defence lawyers achieve great outcomes for insurers and their policyholders. In-depth knowledge of the sector and dispute resolution expertise, coupled with our pragmatic and human approach means you can trust us.
From complex international insurance litigation to delegated authority claims resolution services, our approachable team provides bespoke solutions to meet your needs.
At Browne Jacobson, when we’re instructed to defend claims against policyholders, we put into practice our innovative processes, enabling us to identify the key issues and perspectives so that, where appropriate, barriers to resolution can be overcome at a very early stage.
Our approach ensures that cases that should be settled are resolved quickly. Cases that should be defended are identified and handled with the right strategy from the outset.
We build strong relationships with insurers, their policyholders and brokers regarding claims arising from most lines of business.
Our experience includes international property damage and coverage disputes, professional liability and injury work, all the way through to intellectual property claims, environmental liability matters, financial institutions PI and D&O.
We work collaboratively with regulatory, counter-fraud and costs specialists who are on hand to offer their expertise and solutions.
Successfully defended Fulham Football Club in a case creating important case law to mitigate risks in competitive sports when injuries are sustained by participants.
Regulatory and civil claim representation in connection with the tragic Grenfell fire.
“A superb team with brilliant lawyers across the spectrum. They stand out for their hands-on and collaborative approach, able to bring to any dispute the right mix of partner and associates.”
“They have specialist knowledge and experience in handling rather complex claims.”
“Browne Jacobson’s professional negligence practice provides an excellent level of service. The team has really taken time to build a relationship with us…they are friendly and responsive.”
“Recognised for handling insurance and reinsurance disputes across a variety of sectors. Regularly assists clients with high-value physical risk claims concerning property damage, construction defects and product liability with additional expertise in financial lines. Capable of advising on international as well as domestic matters."
The outcome of the Employment Tribunal claim brought by Gulnaz Raja against Starling Bank Limited (1) (Starling), and Matthew Newman (2) was reported last month.
This article is the second in a series to help firms take a practical approach to complying with the ‘cross-cutting rules’ within the new ‘Consumer Duty’ (CD) framework. The article summarises what it seems the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seeking to achieve from the applicable rules (section 2 below) and potential complications arising from legal considerations (section 3).
Claims arising from interest-only mortgages have been farmed in volume. Many such claims to date have sought to drive a narrative that interest-only mortgages are an inherently toxic product and brokers were negligent simply for suggesting them. Taylor is a helpful recalibration, focussing instead on what the monies raised by the mortgage product were being used for and whether the client understood the inherent risks.
Created at the end of the Brexit transition period, Retained EU Law is a category of domestic law that consists of EU-derived legislation retained in our domestic legal framework by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This was never intended to be a permanent arrangement as parliament promised to deal with retained EU law through the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill (the “Bill”).