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Oliver joined Edwin Coe in September 2011, having graduated from the University of Kent with a First and having completed the LPC, with Distinction. Oliver qualified into the Insurance Litigation department in 2013, where he acts for SMEs, national and international corporations, shareholders and individuals in a variety of industries including:

  • Waste management and recycling
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Hotels
  • Litigation funding
  • Pharmaceutical services
  • Restaurant and catering services

As an insurance claims specialist, Oliver is experienced in acting for policyholders in claims against insurers, as well as in claims for professional negligence against insurance brokers and other professionals. He regularly acts in claims involving breach of contract, allegations of negligence, breach of warranty, breach of condition precedent, misrepresentation, material non-disclosure and fraud.

He has a particular interest in the insurance-related issues around cladding, following the Grenfell fire and regularly writes and speaks on those matters.

Oliver also has experience in general commercial litigation, shareholder disputes, obtaining injunctions, commercial fraud, enforcing judgments in overseas jurisdictions and in defending claims.

Reported cases

Involvement in reported cases includes:

  • Pakeezah Meat Supplies Limited –v– Total Insurance Solutions Limited [2018] EWHC 1141 (Comm)
  • Dalamd Limited –v– Butterworth Spengler Commercial Limited [2018] EWHC 2558 (Comm)
Oliver is a very capable lawyer who is very thorough and very clear.

Chambers UK 2021

Oliver is a very capable lawyer who is very thorough and very clear.

Chambers UK 2021

Expertise

  • Insurance Litigation: Overview

  • Assessment of damage claims

  • Business Interruption claims

  • Claims against security providers

  • Denied claims on the basis of Breach of Warranty or General Condition

  • Fire

  • Insurance claims

  • Third Party claims for Uninsured Losses

  • Professional Negligence

Credentials

  • Recommended as an ‘Associate To Watch’ in Chambers UK 2021

  • Recommended in  Legal 500 UK 2022

  • Member of the Professional Negligence Litigation Association

Quotes

Oliver Pannell – a real rising star, who has great technical knowledge and first-rate judgment.


Legal 500 UK 2022

Oliver Pannell – a real rising star, who has great technical knowledge and first-rate judgment.

Legal 500 UK 2022

Oliver is a very capable lawyer who is very thorough and very clear.


Chambers UK 2021

Oliver is a very capable lawyer who is very thorough and very clear.

Chambers UK 2021

Senior Associate Oliver Pannell is a rising star, with gravitas beyond his years, a fast work-rate and excellent inst...
Legal 500 UK 2021

Senior Associate Oliver Pannell is a rising star, with gravitas beyond his years, a fast work-rate and excellent instincts.

Legal 500 UK 2021

Senior associate Oliver Pannell is a rising star.


Legal 500 UK 2020

Senior associate Oliver Pannell is a rising star.

Legal 500 UK 2020

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Oliver Pannell

Senior Associate

Oliver joined Edwin Coe in September 2011, having graduated from the University of Kent with a First and having completed the LPC, with Distinction. Oliver qualified into the Insurance Litigation department in 2013, where he acts for SMEs, national and international corporations, shareholders and individuals in a variety of industries including:

  • Waste management and recycling
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Hotels
  • Litigation funding
  • Pharmaceutical services
  • Restaurant and catering services

As an insurance claims specialist, Oliver is experienced in acting for policyholders in claims against insurers, as well as in claims for professional negligence against insurance brokers and other professionals. He regularly acts in claims involving breach of contract, allegations of negligence, breach of warranty, breach of condition precedent, misrepresentation, material non-disclosure and fraud.

He has a particular interest in the insurance-related issues around cladding, following the Grenfell fire and regularly writes and speaks on those matters.

Oliver also has experience in general commercial litigation, shareholder disputes, obtaining injunctions, commercial fraud, enforcing judgments in overseas jurisdictions and in defending claims.

Reported cases

Involvement in reported cases includes:

  • Pakeezah Meat Supplies Limited –v– Total Insurance Solutions Limited [2018] EWHC 1141 (Comm)
  • Dalamd Limited –v– Butterworth Spengler Commercial Limited [2018] EWHC 2558 (Comm)

Expertise

  • Insurance Litigation: Overview
  • Assessment of damage claims
  • Business Interruption claims
  • Claims against security providers
  • Denied claims on the basis of Breach of Warranty or General Condition
  • Fire
  • Insurance claims
  • Third Party claims for Uninsured Losses
  • Professional Negligence

Credentials

  • Recommended as an ‘Associate To Watch’ in Chambers UK 2021

  • Recommended in  Legal 500 UK 2022

  • Member of the Professional Negligence Litigation Association

Contact

Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7691 4092

Email:
oliver.pannell@edwincoe.com

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