We are a team of experienced litigation lawyers and in addition we have a niche expertise and understanding of the insurance sector. Our team of solicitors specialise in all areas of insurance litigation ranging from small value claims right up to £multi-million cases. We act for major European and UK insurers and brokers as well as businesses and individuals.
Our solicitors have a proven track record of handling all types of claims from initial liability enquiries, small and County Court claims through to High Court and contested cases in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.
We have advised on claims arising from various types of accidents, including those supported by motor and household insurance policies, holiday and travel insurance, as well as cases where a source of funding is not available to defend claims.
Kelvin is recognised in Chambers (2017), who state that he has a very strong reputation for his work defending complex and high-value personal injury claims - with clients describing him as "very thorough, dedicated and knowledgeable."
Chambers (2017) also states that Bethany Blamire is frequently instructed on claims with international elements. Sources say that "she's just really efficient and very good" and "has experience beyond her years - her decisions are like that of a senior partner."
Legal 500 (2016) states Kelvin Farmaner’s team at Trethowans LLP is 'excellent and progressive' and stands out for its 'clear and strategic advice to foreign insurers.' Kelvin is recommended as a 'robust but realistic negotiator who can be relied upon to provide a constructive and analytical approach.'
We can help with:
- All areas of insurance litigation including defending personal injury and other liability claims;
- Helping businesses control the cost of business insurance;
- Higher value claims that require legal action;
- First party disputes concerning insurance / indemnity cover issues; and
- Dealing with complaints before the Financial Ombudsman Service.
We pride ourselves on offering a responsive and cost effective business support service. We have a practical, hands-on approach, which is focused on providing a satisfactory solution at the earliest possible opportunity.
Suitable insurance policies are essential for any business in order to protect you from unexpected, and sometimes overwhelming costs if an accident happens and in general this insurance is compulsory. As with any aspect of your business controlling costs is essential, view our reducing your insurance costs page for more information.
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