Fenchurch Law Amy Lacey

Amy Lacey

Amy Lacey

Partner

Tel: +44 (0)20 3058 3079
Mob: +44 (0)7711 701 965
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Amy assists policyholders and insurance brokers on London market coverage issues, with a focus on Construction and Property risks. Acting for owners and contractors in the UK and internationally, she has particular expertise on engineering projects, infrastructure, luxury residential and hotel developments.

Amy joined Fenchurch Law as a partner in 2016. Specialising in banking and insurance disputes since qualification in 2005, she is experienced in litigation, arbitration and alternative forms of dispute resolution, as well as non-contentious policy drafting advice. Amy has acted on many complex high value claims across a wide range of first party and liability policies, including Construction, Property Damage, Business Interruption/Delay, Professional Indemnity, Public Liability, D&O and Crime/Fidelity.

In Legal 500 UK, Amy is ranked as a Next Generation Partner – Insurance Litigation: For Policyholders.

Amy is an elected member of Council for the Society of Construction Law UK.

She is a member of the British Insurance Law Association, National Association of Women in Construction and Lloyd’s Yacht Club.


Fenchurch Law Aaron Le Marquer

Aaron Le Marquer

Aaron Le Marquer

Partner

Tel: +44 (0)20 3058 3080
Mob: +44 (0)7944 578 342
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“The newest partner within the Fenchurch Law team, I recently returned to London from the Asia-Pacific region. I was seeking an entrepreneurial environment in which to put my international insurance law experience to use in the London market for the benefit of policyholders and I’m excited by the opportunity to develop a new practice area for the firm.”

Fenchurch Law Partner, Aaron, leads the firm’s Products and Environmental Risks group. He has managed the firm’s COVID-19 response, advising and representing domestic and international policyholders from all sectors in disputes with insurers over business interruption and event cancellation claims, with total claims values in excess of £2 billion.

Aaron has over 15 years’ specialist experience in insurance law. Prior to joining Fenchurch Law in 2020, Aaron spent seven years in the Asia-Pacific region, having originally trained and practised as an insurance and product liability lawyer with City and US firms in London. In Asia, he served as Assistant General Counsel to the regional headquarters of AIG in Singapore and subsequently established a leading insurance practice at a regional Southeast Asian firm. Recognised as a leading authority on insurance disputes in Asia, Aaron was one of only two insurance lawyers listed by Who’s Who Legal Thailand (2014-2018), was named a ‘Market Leading Lawyer’ by AsiaLaw in 2017 and 2018 and was ranked as a Band 1 practitioner in Chambers Asia-Pacific for three consecutive years, where he was described as “one of the legends of insurance law”, and “provid[ing] one of the best services from local counsel I have ever experienced.”

Aaron graduated from the University of Oxford in 1995, before completing his PGDL and LPC. He is a member of the British Insurance Law Association.


Serena Mills

Serena Mills

Associate Solicitor

Tel: +44 (0)20 8161 2158
Mob: +44 (0)7597 575 008
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“I was attracted to Fenchurch Law as it is a purpose driven organisation with core values that resonated with me on a personal level. I believe that working as part of the team at Fenchurch will allow me to expand my knowledge and reach my full potential”.

Serena is an Associate specialising in coverage disputes and is one of the newest members of the team.

Before joining Fenchurch Law Serena trained at DWF’s Belfast office and worked in their insurance team, representing insurers in relation to defence litigation. Serena graduated from Queens University Belfast with a degree in Law with Politics in 2016, before completing her legal training at the Institute of Professional Legal Services.


Fenchurch Law David Pryce

David Pryce

David Pryce

Managing Partner

Tel: +44 (020) 3058 3072
Mob: +44 (0)7515 612 249
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“I founded Fenchurch Law so that policyholders would be able to access insurance disputes solicitors with the same specialist focus and market knowledge as are available to insurers. We work tirelessly to create an environment where every member of the team can reach their full potential and is committed to the firm’s cause of levelling the playing field for policyholders.”

Our Managing Partner, David, is one of a handful of lawyers recommended by both Chambers and the Legal 500 for representing policyholders in insurance coverage disputes. He is individually ranked in Band 1 of Chambers & Partners for representing policyholders in insurance disputes and is ranked as a Leading Individual in the UK in that field by Legal 500. Legal 500 says that he is “always thinking one step ahead” and describes him as “a very bright and capable litigator with real tactical nous” and “an incredibly smart and experienced insurance lawyer who is not afraid to go toe-to-toe with anyone in the industry”. Chambers says “David is an absolutely fantastic strategic thinker” and that “he is right at the top of his game and exceptional at what he does.

Before founding Fenchurch Law in 2010, David was a Partner in a boutique law firm that specialised in advising insurers in relation to insurance coverage issues and professional indemnity claims.

As well as being responsible for running the firm, David also leads our Construction Risks practice. His work in that area whose involves representing policyholders in relation to claims under Construction All Risks, Design & Build Professional Indemnity, Latent Defects and Third Party Liability policies. He regularly deals with disputes involving “damage vs defect” issues, “design vs workmanship” issues, and the proper interpretation of ‘DE’ and ‘LEG’ defects exclusions.

He also advises policyholders and brokers with regard to cyber insurance wordings and disputes, including identifying gaps and overlaps between cyber and non-cyber insurance programmes and advising in relation to ‘silent cyber’ issues. David represented the policyholder in one of the first major ‘silent cyber’ insurance claims in the London market.

David is a Solicitor Advocate with rights of audience in all Higher Courts in England & Wales, a member of the British Insurance Law Association and the Society of Construction Law, and is a Vice-Chair of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association, where he focuses in particular on promoting cooperation and sharing best practice between UK and US policyholder advocates.


Fenchurch Law Daniel Robin

Daniel Robin

Daniel Robin

Senior Associate Solicitor

Tel: +44 (0)20 3058 3086
Mob: +44 (0)7595 192 813
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“I was attracted to Fenchurch Law by the specialist nature and quality of the work, as well as the potential to assist policyholders in achieving a fair outcome in what is usually an unbalanced playing field. I find the work really stimulating and interesting and thrive on the client interaction and having the ability to make a difference for clients, helping them to achieve the outcomes they are looking for.”

Daniel is a Senior Associate Solicitor working across our Professional Risks and Property Risks practice areas. He specialises in advising policyholders on professional indemnity and property risks and uses his experience of nearly a decade working in and acting for the London insurance market to assist policyholders in achieving the best possible outcome in their insurance disputes. Daniel has a particular focus on expanding the firm’s presence in the North of England.

Daniel graduated with a Law degree from Leeds Beckett University, before achieving a distinction in his LPC. He began his career as a claims handler, acting under a delegated authority for a number of major insurers in the London Market and internationally. Daniel then spent 7 years working for Robin Simon/Triton Global as a trainee and then solicitor, specialising in defending professional indemnity claims against solicitors, valuers, accountants, property managers and other insurance and construction professionals and giving coverage advice to insurers on construction, solicitors and cross-border insurance disputes. Prior to joining Fenchurch Law in 2018, he worked as an Associate at DWF, specialising in professional indemnity and insurance litigation.

Daniel is a member of the British Insurance Law Association.