Our expertise

Insurers are well served by high quality legal advisers, with firms like Clyde & Co, Kennedys, and DAC Beachcroft employing literally hundreds of lawyers whose time is spent exclusively on representing the interests of insurers.

Policyholders, on the other hand, have traditionally been less well represented and have had to turn to non-specialist solicitors for advice when insurance disputes arose. These generalist solicitors may not understand the intricacies of the insurance market and may fail to successfully navigate the complexities required to deliver the best possible outcomes for clients. There has been an inequality of arms between insurers and almost every policyholder for far too long, and our specialist lawyers are determined to level the playing field.

Fenchurch Law exists to provide policyholders with access to the same high quality, specialist and expert insurance legal advice that insurers have been able to take for granted for decades.

We are genuine insurance specialists, having previously worked for leading companies in a variety of roles including insurance broker, claims adjuster and insurer-side lawyer. Every single member of our team of solicitors has direct experience of the insurance market and all the insight and understanding that brings. All focus exclusively on insurance coverage work.

Our highly experienced and specialist lawyers are organised into five main practice areas: Construction & Property Risks, Financial & Commercial Risks, Products & Environmental Risks, Professional Risks and Reinsurance & International Risks.

Each practice area is partner-led and comprises experienced and talented lawyers, with a reputation for innovation and a commitment to solving complex problems simply and efficiently.

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Construction & Property Risks

We act for employers, contractors, sub-contractors, and property owners in relation to disputed insurance claims under Construction All Risks, Professional Indemnity, Third Party Liability, and other policy types

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Financial & Commercial Risks

We represent policyholders of all types, insured against a range of financial and commercial risks including D&O, EPL, Cyber, Warranty & Indemnity, and other policy types

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Products & Environmental Risks

The range of risks facing policyholders across all sectors is constantly evolving – never have we seen this more clearly than during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Professional Risks

Too often, insurers treat professional indemnity policyholders as opponents rather than customers

Our specialist solicitors are committed to levelling the playing field between policyholders and insurers, and to ensuring that insurance contracts are clear and fair – and that valid claims are paid promptly and in full

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Reinsurance & International Risks

Our expert lawyers represent non-UK and multinational policyholders, captives, and cedants from across the world which either insure or reinsure risks into the London Market. We have acted for some of the world’s best known businesses, and our team has successfully resolved coverage disputes on behalf of clients from every continent.

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Our services

Our exclusive focus is on providing policyholders with the highest quality insurance legal advice and representing them in complex and high value coverage disputes with their insurers

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    Upcoming events

    Leeds Coverage Symposium

    Join us at our Leeds Coverage Symposium on 9th June at an event aimed at providing brokers with information on common coverage problems and tips on how to avoid them arising. The event this year will comprise a single over-arching case study which encompasses talks from our 5 practice groups.

    Date: 9th June 2022

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    Our approach

    Understand how our solicitors support honest policyholders with genuine claims to ensure their claims are paid promptly and in full

    We work shoulder to shoulder with insurance brokers to combine legal and commercial pressure on behalf of policyholders

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    Our culture and values

    Freedom and responsibility are at the heart of the unique culture of our law firm

    At Fenchurch Law, we are building a strong and successful business with a unique culture

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    Join us

    Interested in joining our growing team of talented and specialist insurance dispute solicitors?

    We are an enthusiastic and entrepreneurial team of talented and passionate individuals, specialists in our fields. We share a vision for how a law firm can and should operate, and we are united in our commitment to delivering outstanding outcomes for our clients

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    Reinstatement 101 – (rein)stating the obvious?

    Reinstatement can be a difficult issue for a policyholder to navigate in the wake of a loss. The answers to what might seem like obvious questions such as: what is it? who does it? and, do the costs…

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    Better late than never: the first reported case on damages for late payment

    Quadra Commodities S.A v XL Insurance Co SE and Others Ever since the Enterprise Act 2016 ushered in the ability of insureds to claim damages against their insurers for the late payment of insurance…

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    Recent developments in the W&I sector: Q&A with Howden M&A’s Head of Claims, Anna Robinson

    Hot on the heels of the release by Howden of its annual M&A Insurance Claims Report we caught up with their Head of Claims, Anna Robinson, to find out about trends across the sector in 2020/2021…

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