Professional Risks

Too often, professional indemnity insurers treat policyholders as opponents rather than customers, routinely imposing reservations of rights instead of providing support. At Fenchurch Law, we are committed to levelling the playing field between policyholders and insurers and ensuring that valid claims are paid promptly and in full.

Our Professional Risks practice group is led by Fenchurch Law Partner Jonathan Corman. Jonathan and his team of specialist solicitors represent professionals of all types and across all sectors, in businesses large and small.

Before joining Fenchurch Law to concentrate on representing policyholders, every member of our Professional Risks team had worked in the professional indemnity insurance market, either as claims adjusters, claims brokers or solicitors advising professional indemnity insurers. Our experience in and understanding of the professional indemnity market is unique among policyholder-focused insurance specialists and allows us to efficiently and cost-effectively identify and deliver the best possible solutions and outcomes for our clients.

We act exclusively for policyholders pursuing claims for indemnity against their insurers and for uninsured policyholders defending claims made against them. Our client base is extensive and diverse and includes:

  • Accountants
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Financial Advisers
  • Insolvency practitioners
  • Insurance brokers
  • Solicitors
  • Surveyors

Some clients choose to involve us from the very start, and we provide strategic advice before a claim under a policy is made to minimise the risk of the insurer disputing cover, including providing strategic advice about how to present a notification in order to maximise policy coverage and speed up the settlement process.

Call us on +44 (020) 3058 3070 for a no-obligation chat

Relevant Professional Risks case studies

Nothing found.

See all case studies

Meet the Professional Risks Team

Relevant Professional Risks News

Aggregation decisions – a bit like buses…

Hot on the heels of the High Court's decision last month that numerous defalcations by a dishonest solicitor could not be aggregated (see my post on that at https://lnkd.in/dkN2UY2) comes a further…

More

Court declines to re-write existing EL insurance law

Komives v Hick Lane Bedding Ltd & Anor [2020] EWHC 3288 (QB) This recent High Court decision was on any view a sad case, although the Court appears to have been mindful of the adage that “hard…

More

A Christmas Tale: The Latest on Aggregation – Lord Bishop of Leeds v Dixon Coles & Gill [2020] EWHC 2809 (Ch)

Summary In a judgment handed down on 28 October, the High Court (His Honour Judge Saffman) applied the test in AIG Europe Ltd v OC320301 LLP [2016] EWCA Civ 3 for “interconnectivity or unifying…

More

Call us on +44 (020) 3058 3070 for a no-obligation chat

You may also be interested in:

Image of Fenchurch Law Brochure Cover

Specialist

Our practice groups

Our people

Our clients and their brokers draw confidence from the quality of the Fenchurch Law team.