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Kate Duffy

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Kate Duffy

Kate Duffy

Partner

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Kate Duffy

Kate Duffy

Partner

Kate undertakes catastrophic and large loss claims for major insurer clients.

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Kate undertakes catastrophic and large loss claims for major insurer clients.

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Her practice includes road traffic accident, employers' liability and public liability claims with a value ranging from GBP 100,000 to GBP 6 million. She has been involved in high value European claims advising in relation to indemnity limits on foreign policies of insurance, jurisdiction and applicable law. She has recently been involved in a case giving rise to a claim for near record damages for a German insurer. Kate is also at present part of the team advising on a claim pleaded at over GBP 25 million which involved a Polish national injured in a road traffic accident in Jersey. This claim has involved advising on a myriad of complex financial evidence relating to the difficulties faced by insurers in light of Wells -v- Wells, alternative investment structures and the impact of Polish wage inflation on the discount rate.

Experience
  • Acting for a large insurer on one of its largest European claims, advising on jurisdiction, policy, liability and quantum
  • Advising insurers in complex high value personal injury claims in relation to policy liability, legal liability and quantum
  • Settlement of a multi party claim involving issues centred on the facts of Wilkinson v Fitzgerald
Sectors

Sectors

  • Catastrophic Injury

  • Employers' and Public Liability

  • Insurance & Reinsurance

  • Motor

  • Personal Injury

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