We are one of the foremost practice groups in the country for representing policyholders in property damage claims, and we have acted for numerous substantial clients on major losses arising from a variety of insured perils.
Our expertise involves us addressing issues such as insurable interest, capital additions, Day One Basis valuations, reinstatement/indemnity disputes, betterment and underinsurance.
We are ready to back our judgment and have done so successfully on many occasions.
In addition, our experience in this field has provided us with access to a wealth of property and construction related experts. This makes us a formidable team when advancing property damage claims and assisting clients in obtaining a swift resolution to the issues affecting their property assets.
Recent examples of our work include:
- Niramax Group Ltd v Zurich Insurance Plc  EWHC 535 (Comm) (property damage, moral hazard, non-disclosure).
- Endurance Corporate Capitals Ltd v Sartex Quilts and Textiles Ltd  EWCA Civ 308 (property damage, measure of indemnity, reinstatement, betterment).
- Western Trading Ltd v Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) SE  EWCA Civ 1003,  Lloyd’s Rep IR 643,  2 CLC 478; (property damage, measure of indemnity).