Press Release

Fenchurch Law bolsters insurance disputes team in London with three new hires

15 December 2022
By Michael Hayes

Fenchurch Law, the UK’s leading firm working exclusively for policyholders and brokers on complex insurance disputes, has announced the expansion of its team in London with three new appointments to its coverage disputes team; Michael Robin, Dru Corfield and Grace Williams.

Michael Robin joins as Partner, bringing with him over 45 years’ experience in handling complex claims across the international insurance market. Michael joins Fenchurch Law from global legal services firm DWF, where he was Partner in the Professional Liability and Commercial Insurance Disputes team, and is well known in the insurance market as a founding partner of Robin Simon.

Dru Corfield joins as an Associate Solicitor from Elborne Mitchell LLP, where he was a Trainee Solicitor. Dru graduated from McGill University, Montreal, Canada with a degree in History and Political Science, before achieving a distinction in his LPC at BPP, Holborn.

Grace Williams also joins as an Associate Solicitor, from New Zealand law firm Robertsons, where she specialised in insurance litigation. Prior to this, Grace began her career at law firm Russel McVeagh as an Associate, after achieving a Bachelor of Laws with Honours First Class/Bachelor of Science (Genetics) from Otago University, New Zealand.

The new appointments will bolster the firm’s insurance disputes team, which was set up to help level the playing field between policyholders and their insurers, when coverage disputes arise

David Pryce, commented: “The demand for policyholder-focused insurance disputes specialists is growing all the time.  We intend to continue investing in our team in order to continue to help policyholders challenge their insurers on a level playing field, when they feel their insurance claims have been incorrectly turned down, and Michael, Grace, and Dru are exciting additions to our market leading team”.

Michael Robin added: “I’m delighted to be joining such an exciting, growing team of insurance dispute experts at Fenchurch Law. I look forward to applying my in-depth knowledge of the global insurance market to helping support policyholders across the UK and internationally.”

Dru Corfield added: “I was attracted to Fenchurch Law because of the size, purpose and direction of the business. Despite being a fairly young firm, it has quickly established a very strong reputation within the insurance market for first-rate protection of policyholders’ interests. Fenchurch Law’s core values were also an important draw for me, its entrepreneurial culture is one in which colleagues are empowered to think outside the box to get the best possible results for their clients.”

Grace Williams added: “I wanted to work at a firm which focused solely on insurance law. I am excited to work alongside solicitors that are experts in their field and to assist policyholders with coverage disputes.”