Testimonials

How our clients view Fenchurch Law

“We elected to progress our claim with Fenchurch Law based on their track record and recommendations. Throughout each step we were pleased with their focus and attention to detail, and their drive to move towards a conclusion. We concluded our claim successfully and in accordance with our project plan, and I would have no reservation in recommending David Pryce and his team.”
Philip Holmes, Director of Estates, Facilities and Capital Planning (Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust)

“Our company received an excellent service. Fenchurch Law dealt with our legal issue competently, effectively and efficiently. They achieved a positive outcome for us on a complex issue.”
Paul McMahon, JB Construction

“All that is left to say, and no words are really enough, but Thank You”.
Robert, Managing Partner (professional services firm)

“Fenchurch have provided great advice to us on a current claim which has been agreed successfully.  Easy to deal with and staff are always friendly and easy to deal with”
Paul Flynn, John Sisk & Son
 

“We are very impressed with the service, advice and support provided.”
Phillip Hall, Hall Construction

“Excellent service, in-depth knowledge of the insurance sector and 24/7 availability”.
Gino Sangalli, IC Power

How insurance brokers view Fenchurch Law

“Fenchurch Law have always provided me with quick, accurate and commercial legal advice when I’ve needed it. The answers that they have given me have then allowed me to go back to my policyholder client with more information than I would have had otherwise and helped me plan the best strategy for resolution of my client’s insurance issues.”
Claims Manager, Global Insurance Broker

“Fenchurch Law has been a breath of fresh air to us. A broker’s life has never been more difficult than in this current market, in terms of underwriters taking policy coverage points wherever they can. A broker can only challenge these matters up to a point, and sometimes specialist legal advice is required to help resolve and unblock and insurance coverage dispute.”
Peter Mileham, Grosvenor

“Fenchurch Law offer an invaluable service to us. They have worked in the insurance market for years and understand how it works. They give sound, pragmatic and client-focused advice.”
James O’Connor, MGB Insurance Brokers

“Expertise and a genuine effort to serve a particular niche rather than being ‘all things’.”
David Wagstaff, Cooke and Mason

“The firm is a reliable and trusted partner. I have recommended the firm to others on several occasions.”
Adrian Cousins, Willis Towers Watson

“They are brilliant and perfectly aligned with the way that we treat our clients and deal with claims. They get it!”
UK insurance broker

“The company fills a need in the market and there is no one else in that space who I trust.”
Richard Jervis, Protean Risk

“Fenchurch Law are absolutely outstanding and offer superb advice and fantastic service.”
Paul Field, Centor

“Fenchurch provide myself, my team and my clients with an excellent service and give an honest and balanced response. I rate them as the best in the business”
Simon Hurst, Willis Towers Watson

“Fenchurch Law offer exactly what I need; a quick, personable, professional service. In my experience, you can normally find someone that can offer one or maybe even two of these, but not all three -that’s what I get from Fenchurch Law……it’s a modern service using old fashioned values.“
Richard Graham, Aston Lark

“Client focus is the key to service and Fenchurch Law have this in abundance. Advice is always concise, measured and not only pre-empts questions, but answers potential queries also”
Graham Barr, Aon

“The service we receive from Fenchurch Law is second to none so we would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending them to any client – in fact we actively do recommend them.”
Jeff Graham, Lockton

“I have come across other firms involved in insurance litigation who say they understand a broker. Fenchurch Law truly do. Every article we receive from them, every piece of advice they give us is with a clear understanding of our role and for the benefit of us and our clients.”
Rob Hammond, Aston Lark

“A perfect vehicle for Client/Broker needs when insurer disputes occur. They do not act for Insurers. They are absolute specialists in their field”.
Tony Ward, Turner Rawlinson

“Excellent service that is close to Unique, certainly bespoke & very useful for Insureds.”
UK insurance broker

“In my dealings I have found the team honest and reliable.  They have supported me no end and I trust them to do what they say and achieve the right outcome.”
Sara Donovan, Marsh Commercial

“Fenchurch Law are an excellent firm with an outstanding team of experts, and I would have no hesitation in referring them.”
Dominic Lion, Gallagher

“Fenchurch Law offer a unique service in the London Market to uninsured clients and none of the competitors I have come across come close to matching the skill and level of service which Fenchurch Law provide.”
UK insurance broker

How the legal profession views Fenchurch Law

Chambers

What the team is known for

“Dedicated focus on acting for policyholders and insurance brokers in complex disputes, often with international aspects. Regularly handles high-value mandates relating to property and construction, including substantial claims for damage caused by design defects, fire and flooding. Also adept at advising on issues regarding D&O and other forms of professional indemnity.”

“Boutique firm dedicated to representing policyholders and insurance brokers in complex disputes, with an increasing focus on international work. Particularly adept at undertaking professional indemnity mandates. Also exhibits strength in cases concerning significant construction and financial claims”.

Strengths

A client speaks highly of the team’s experience in insurance disputes, saying: “They are experienced litigation solicitors who understand how insurers think and work.”

One client adds that the firm’s lawyers are “keen legal brains and very client-focused.”

According to one source, the team is “experienced, thoughtful and comprehensive in the advice it provides.”

A source commends the firm for being “very attentive and responsive” and adds: “They are a go-to for insurance policyholder work.”

Notable practitioners

Managing partner David Pryce specialises in policyholder representation and is particularly adept at advising clients on major construction risk and property damage claims. “He is just brilliant,” one source says, adding: “He is astute, he knows the market and the insurance world well, and he is very good at fighting cases.”

Legal 500

What the team is known for

Fenchurch Law has built a successful track record handling coverage disputes ‘with skill and expertise’ in a wide range of areas, including professional indemnity, public liability, financial risks and property policies. The firm also boasts particular expertise in acting for brokers. Led by the ‘outstanding’ David Pryce, the ‘exceptional’ team features professional risks expert Jonathan Corman, property risks lawyer Joanna Grant and construction insurance practice head Amy Lacey.

Fenchurch Law is ‘a superb boutique for policyholder disputes’: what the team ‘does not know about insurance law is not worth knowing’. Specialising exclusively in insurance coverage disputes for policyholders, it offers ‘a thorough and professional service’. With ten specialist coverage lawyers, the firm has a large team dedicated to serving the needs of policyholders and their brokers, making it a ‘well-respected niche firm and genuine leader in this field’. The team is headed by David Pryce, ‘an incredibly smart and experienced insurance lawyer who is not afraid to go toe-to-toe with anyone in the industry’. Jonathan Corman, who ‘is diligent and instils confidence’, is also a key member of the team, as are Joanna Grant, Amy Lacey. Clients include US law firms, BVI accounting firms, Peruvian energy companies, Canadian brokers, and numerous Guernsey and Jersey pension trustees, fund managers and hedge funds.

Fenchurch Law ‘is at the top of its game’ and specialises in acting for policyholders and insurance brokers in multi-million-pound coverage disputes. ‘The ethos of the firm is very client centred’, with high-net-worth individuals and companies from a range of sectors instructing the practice in everything from D&O claims to cross-border work as well as professional indemnity, property damage and Lloyd’s market disputes. Legal, energy and construction companies feature on the practice’s first-rate client roster.

Testimonials

‘Fenchurch Law have established themselves as one of the leading insurance firms in the country. They are one of the very few firms with expertise and ability to go head to head with insurance firms and companies‘

‘The market leader for assured coverage disputes‘

‘Niche insurance litigation firm that gets results with right, good, hard-working, and agile lawyers‘

‘Fenchurch Law has a market-leading practice in representing policyholders in their disputes with insurers. It acts with equal skill and expertise across a wide range of risk classes, and for both individual and corporate insureds. I have been particularly impressed by the client-focused approach, which involves a clear and consistent strategy being formulated and subject to regular review in each case‘

‘A unique offering for policyholders – excellent, straightforward and no nonsense advice from lawyers who know how to tackle tricky coverage issues‘

“A superb boutique for policyholder disputes”

“Well-respected niche firm and genuine leader in this field”

“Very bright and capable”

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