The leading team in the professional negligence field
Our extensive international coverage and specialist knowledge of the major and emerging professions enables us to offer specialist advice from high-value to high-volume claims.
With expertise across five continents, we have the global reach to handle complex multi-jurisdictional issues, with the appropriate on the ground experience to ensure that local rules and customs are taken into account.
We have specialist teams focusing on each of the major professions, including a number of partners who specialise solely in lawyers' or accountants' liability, and are regarded as market leaders in these sectors.
Our team has expertise in complex regulatory investigations and litigation, and particularly the problems presented by parallel proceedings, as well as in relation to coverage issues, including trigger points for cover.
Our experience monitoring and handling worldwide claims means we have the necessary foundation to offer practical assistance to local counsel and in expert selection. We recognise the need for accuracy and timeliness of reserving, operating through local court systems and ensuring the optimum disposal of claims.
Our specialist financial professions team is renowned for its financial services and dispute resolution capabilities.
We advise insurers on coverage in relation to claims against investment advisers, asset managers and hedge funds.
We have considerable experience in drafting polices dealing with coverage issues and advising insurers and the insured on the defence of complex claims, in what is a continually changing and expanding.
Our team provides focused risk management and advice tailored to the commercial, regulatory and reputational pressures financial professionals face. We can provide general errors and omissions risk management and pre-litigation risk mitigation advisory services to professional firms. We also advise insurers active in the professional liability market on policy drafting, and offer monitoring, coverage and claims notification agency services.