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Oliver Pannell

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)
He is very knowledgeable and diligent.

Chambers UK 2023

He is very knowledgeable and diligent.

Chambers UK 2023

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

  • Ranked as an ‘Up & Coming’ Partner in Chambers UK 2023

  • Recommended in The Legal 500 UK 2023

  • Member of the Professional Negligence Litigation Association

Quotes

Oliver is very hard-working and always well prepared.


Chambers UK 2023

Oliver is very hard-working and always well prepared.

Chambers UK 2023

He is very knowledgeable and diligent.


Chambers UK 2023

He is very knowledgeable and diligent.

Chambers UK 2023

A new partner who is technically excellent and is a joy to work with – a real rising star.


Legal 500 UK 2023

A new partner who is technically excellent and is a joy to work with – a real rising star.

Legal 500 UK 2023

Oliver Pannell is a senior associate who regularly assists policyholder clients with a broad range of contentious ins...

Chambers UK 2022

Oliver Pannell is a senior associate who regularly assists policyholder clients with a broad range of contentious insurance matters. He has considerable experience handling property damage and product liability-related disputes.

Chambers UK 2022

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

Partner

Oliver Pannell

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

  • Ranked as an ‘Up & Coming’ Partner in Chambers UK 2023

  • Recommended in The Legal 500 UK 2023

  • Member of the Professional Negligence Litigation Association

Contact

Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7691 4092

Email:
oliver.pannell@edwincoe.com

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