We’re known for our ability to resolve the most complex and challenging professional negligence disputes.
We act for insurers and their policyholders. Our professional risk experts provide clear, prompt and practical advice on defending claims against the full spectrum of professionals. We also investigate and advise on insurance policy coverage issues.
As one of the longest established legal teams in the insurance industry we are proud of the long-term relationships we have with many of our clients. It’s important to us that you trust us and feel you have the right people on your team, looking out for your interests.
We are particularly respected for our work defending lawyers, accountants, architects and surveyors and regularly act in disputes involving insureds that are ranked at the top of their profession. We also deal with claims brought against insurance intermediaries, investment and pensions professionals, IT consultants and other miscellaneous professions.
With experts based in the London market and across our regional offices, we combine the best market knowledge with flexibility of delivery and a range of cost options.
Our willingness to be there, providing clear, commercial advice is part of our bid to provide a client experience that can’t be beaten. We work hard to add real value to your business – not just by delivering results efficiently and cost-effectively, but also by demonstrating our commitment to innovation, understanding your objectives and anticipating your needs.
In short, we protect reputations and save money.
A client describes the team as "incredible. In terms of reporting, they're well aware of what the market requires. They're commercial, straightforward and can see the bigger picture. They know what direction to steer the claimant in."
"You know you are in safe hands. They are knowledgeable and very good with the clients, which is very reassuring."
"They give clear instructions and it is a very easy relationship."
"They listen to and understand the specific needs of our business, as their clients, and consider this in the advice they provide."
"As well as providing excellent legal advice, the team at Womble Bond Dickinson are tactically shrewd and commercial."
The professional negligence team has ‘heaps of experience’ and ‘an attentive and proactive’ approach, and acts for a range of insurer clients.