David is an associate specialising in professional risks and has experience of dealing with a wide variety of high value claims against solicitors, brokers, architects, valuers and financial advisors. He also advises insurers on coverage issues arising from professional liability, D&O and FI policies.
David is equally comfortable with pre-action and litigated claims and has been involved at all stages of proceedings including drafting statements of case, instructing Counsel and experts, preparing applications, assisting with preparations for trial and dealing with all aspects of costs. He is regularly involved in settlement negotiations and mediations, which often result in the successful resolution of claims.
In addition, David has completed an 8 month secondment in the financial and professional claims team of a large multinational insurer, providing him with an invaluable first-hand experience of the insurance market.