Property Damage & Insurance Law

The team at Deans Court offer expertise as advisers and advocates in all areas of Property Damage & Insurance Law

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Members of Deans Court Chambers’ Property Damage & Insurance team have a wide range of experience in such claims. Deans Court Chambers is regarded as a leading Northern insurance set. 

Members of the team are regularly instructed to act for major UK insurers in property damage claims involving complex issues requiring the use of a variety of expert witnesses in relation to both liability and quantum. They also act for claimants in both subrogated and non-subrogated claims. Members of the team frequently appear in the Technology and Construction Court at High and County Court levels as well as in arbitrations and mediations.

Areas of expertise:

 - Flooding and drainage claims;

 - Claims involving water courses and riparian issues;

 - Fire claims;

 - Subsidence, both of natural and manmade causes;

 - Construction and engineering;

 - Land contamination disputes;

 - Disrepair and invasive species;

 - Cavity wall insulation claims.

Members of the team also deal with insurance issues attendant on property damage claims. They advise on and act in a broad range of insurance disputes across a variety of sectors including public liability, construction, aviation, road traffic and marine.

Areas of expertise:

 - Coverage issues;

 - Fraudulent and material non-disclosure claims;

 - Members of the team include qualified mediators and arbitrators.