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Insurance

Supporting your business at all levels

What is involved?

Preparing for the future is essential – insurance delivers more than just peace of mind, it is about protecting your business and your assets. Insurance lawyers need an expert eye and an in-depth understanding of risk.

Whether you’re a company that deals solely with insurance, or you’re reviewing your business insurance policy, we can help you.

You may be in the middle of a dispute or weighing up potential risks. Either way, we can ensure you a cost-effective solution. Seek advice and don’t leave it up to chance. You may be an insurance professional or insurance company in need of external expertise and resource. This could involve a particular issue, or you may be looking for a full claims handling and dispute resolution service.

Why choose Freeths?

We advise business clients, professionals, major insurers, Lloyds syndicates, intermediaries, brokers and loss adjustors in relation to insurance policy wording, claims and coverage disputes.

  • Our experienced team of insurance lawyers are rated highly in The Legal 500 and Chambers
  • We tackle complex cases with a thorough but practical approach, saving you time and money
  • We’re strong and reliable in dealing with claims, whether in litigation or by mediation and ADR
  • We stay up-to-date with the latest industry knowledge and use the leading technology
  • We provide insightful solutions, whether you are a commercial business or a global insurance company

Our advice covers employers and public liability, professional negligence, directors & officers liability, property and casualty, policy coverage, subrogated recoveries, commercial disputes and mediation. We are experts in handling insurance claims. We advise on coverage issues such as notification, policy response, scope of cover, conditions, exclusions, aggregation and dishonesty.

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If you’re not in the sector, we’ll help make insurance law seem less of a can of worms. If you’re an insurance professional, we’ll support your business and lighten your load. Either way, our professional, client-based approach ensures that we will achieve the best result for you.

Meet the team

Insurance Lawyers


Matthew Bacon
Solicitor

0186 578 1077

Clare Bellis
Director

0186 578 1058

Richard Beverley
Managing Partner - Birmingham

0845 634 2577

Rachel Bolt
Consultant

0845 272 5750

Paul Brown
Associate

0186 578 1020

Paul Chadder
Partner

0186 578 1006

Duncan Crine
Partner

01865 781 054

Adam Edwards
Director

0845 274 6909

Sarah Foster
Managing Partner - Oxford

0186 578 1055

Sally Goodger

Sally Goodger
Senior Associate

0186 578 1061

Peter Hill
Partner

0845 128 6984

Stephen Lewis
Director

0845 077 9576

Charles Powell
Head of Risk & Compliance

0845 274 6921

Mona Schroedel
Senior Associate

0186 578 1057

Rosalyn Shephard
Associate

01865 781 023

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Testimonials

"A pragmatic and commercially aware lawyer who is also prepared to take a robust position."

(Chambers & Partners)

"Insurers, brokers and intermediaries rely on the dispute resolution and mediation skills of Charles Powell."

(The Legal 500)

"Your team have all put a very substantial amount of effort into this case. The imagination and expertise have been quite magnificent."

(British Gypsum)

"Right on top of their cases and as proactive lawyers as you will find - thorough but pragmatic."

(Markel UK Limited)

"We are extremely grateful for your thoroughness, guidance, and advice, and believe that these skills are instrumental to your success."

(AmTrust Europe Limited)

"Sensitive and professional advice consistently given on litigation arising from professional negligence within the financial services sector."

(Giles Insurance Brokers)

"Your professional and consistent approach secures significant costs savings to our clients."

(Crawford & Company Adjusters UK Ltd)

Client service

‘Doing the right thing’ is at the heart of Freeths. Find out more about our excellent client service and the strong set of values that guide the way we work.

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Freeths are a leading national law firm with 12 offices across the UK. If you have a query about our services or just want to find out more, why not give us a call?

Contact: 03301 001 014

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