This chapter highlights 59 silks and 13 juniors who are recognised for their impressive work in the insurance and reinsurance field.
Most highly regarded
7 King’s Bench Walk is a dominant force in the insurance and reinsurance field, and earns 14 listings here.
Gavin Kealey QC has received widespread praise from peers who consider him a “very persuasive advocate with sharp intellect”.
The “excellent” Alistair Schaff QC is well known for his impressive advocacy work within the insurance and reinsurance field.
Peter MacDonald Eggers QC is recognised for the breadth of his experience, as well as his strong shipping insurance practice.
Jonathan Gaisman QC enjoys a sterling reputation among peers for his work in high-profile insurance cases, including coverage and loss claims.
David Edwards QC draws high praise from market sources for his tremendous understanding of Bermuda Form matters.
James Brocklebank QC ranks highly among peers thanks to his impressive work on product liability proceedings, contractual disputes and insurance matters in the financial services sector.
Siobán Healy QC is applauded for her top-tier insurance and reinsurance practice, which spans an array of matters from product liability claims to E&O disputes.
Essex Court Chambers performs well in this chapter with nine silks listed.
John Lockey QC is “an absolutely brilliant silk” according to peers who are impressed by his adept handling of related arbitration proceedings.
Steven Berry QC has a strong reputation in the market for his excellent work on a range of matters including property, product liability and motor insurance disputes.
David Scorey QC is a standout player in insurance and reinsurance, and draws commendation for his impressive domestic and international practice.
Mark Templeman QC is a well-established figure in this market, applauded for the breadth of his experience in disputes involving marine and non-marine insurance and reinsurance claims.
Philippa Hopkins QC is looked upon with enormous favour thanks to her outstanding work in both marine and non-marine insurance disputes.
Ian Hunter QC has a wealth of experience in commercial arbitration and particularly stands out for his stellar work in the insurance and reinsurance fields.
Brick Court Chambers receives six listings here.
Stephen Midwinter QC is a “remarkably efficient advocate”, well known for his impressive arbitration work under various rules including LCIA, ICC and UNCITRAL.
Neil Calver QC has a strong focus on insurance and reinsurance claims, and possesses considerable experience at trial and appellate level.
Mark Howard QC is “incredibly highly regarded” for his insurance practice, earning praise as “the best commercial litigator in town”.
Tom Adam QC is a “standout name” in the market, lauded for his adept knowledge of insurance and reinsurance arbitration.
Twenty Essex sees three silks highlighted here.
Philip Edey QC has built up an impressive insurance and reinsurance practice, earning him a reputation as a particularly able practitioner with exceptional knowledge of the field.
Christopher Hancock QC is enthusiastically credited with impeccable knowledge of insurance and reinsurance.
Charles Kimmins QC is “a very bright silk”, lauded for his top-tier work representing insurers and insureds in complex commercial disputes.
Quadrant Chambers achieves three listings here.
The “excellent” Andrew Guy Blackwood QC is distinguished for his impressive depth of knowledge of marine insurance law.
Simon Rainey QC is commended by peers for his impressive practice, with one respondent naming him as a “first-rate marine insurance lawyer”.
Luke Parsons QC has a strong background in the insurance and reinsurance sector, and is renowned for his superb work on a range of matters including arbitration proceedings, commodities disputes and liability claims.
David Railton QC of Fountain Court Chambers is well known for his remarkable ability in litigation and arbitration proceedings.
Stephen Moriarty QC is hailed for his excellent work in insurance-related litigation and arbitration proceedings.
Colin Edelman QC at Devereux Chambers is a “brilliant advocate” and “a naturally talented lawyer”. His “instinct for what is legally right” has earned his practice a reputation as the “finest at the insurance bar”.
Andrew Neish QC at 4 Pump Court is a highly recommended silk who draws effusive praise for his in-depth knowledge of insurance and reinsurance litigation.
The “excellent” Tom Weitzman QC at 3 Verulam Buildings is hailed for his “unparalleled legal knowledge” in insurance and reinsurance claims.
7 King’s Bench Walk sees six juniors recognised in this chapter.
The “extremely diligent, commercially focused and hugely bright” Josephine Higgs draws effusive praise as “tactically astute”. She “always gives constructive and helpful advice”.
Timothy Kenefick is praised for being “thorough and diligent”, and is also said to be “easy to work with”.
Michael Holmes is an “excellent junior” for his work in commercial matters, including insurance and reinsurance contracts and disputes.
Jessica Sutherland is endorsed as “clear and practical”, earning plaudits for her consistently “sensible advice”.
Julian Burling at Serle Court is recognised among peers and clients as a “very knowledgeable” go-to junior in insurance and reinsurance law.
Adam Kramer at 3 Verulam Buildings is “absolutely brilliant” and “extremely hard-working”.
Richard Harrison of Devereux Chambers is a leading junior, known to be adept and experienced in insurance-related disputes.