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
- 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.
Oliver also has experience in general commercial litigation, shareholder disputes, obtaining injunctions, commercial fraud, enforcing judgments in overseas jurisdictions and in defending claims.
Involvement in reported cases includes:
- Pakeezah Meat Supplies Limited –v– Total Insurance Solutions Limited  EWHC 1141 (Comm)
- Dalamd Limited –v– Butterworth Spengler Commercial Limited  EWHC 2558 (Comm)
+44 (0)20 7691 4092
Assessment of damage claims
Business Interruption claims
Claims against security providers
Denied claims on the basis of Breach of Warranty or General Condition
Third Party claims for Uninsured Losses
Recommended in The Legal 500 UK 2024
Ranked as an ‘Up & Coming’ Partner in Chambers UK 2023
Member of the Professional Negligence Litigation Association
Michael Whitton, Kate Dwyer, and Oliver Pannell are the standout individuals.
The Legal 500 UK 2024
Oliver is very hard-working and always well prepared.
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.
The 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 – a real rising star, who has great technical knowledge and first-rate judgment.
The Legal 500 UK 2022
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...The Legal 500 UK 2021
Senior associate Oliver Pannell is a rising star.
The Legal 500 UK 2020
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