Property damage disputes

Property damage disputes

Our commercial insurance team is renowned for providing a top class service to businesses involved in property damage and construction disputes and their insurers.

Our team of dedicated insurance lawyers have a wealth of experience in handling property damage and construction disputes, including claims arising out of fires, water damage, defective design, materials and workmanship, structural failures, explosions, heave and subsidence.

We both handle claims, including subrogated recoveries on behalf of insurers, and defend them, meaning that we offer genuine objectivity and balanced expert advice.

Property damage claims often involve complex technical issues, both factual and legal. Our genuine sector expertise allows us to resolve these issues quickly and we move swiftly to secure input from the right expert witnesses where needed.

We will always look at all the options and parties involved and strive to find you practical and commercial solutions, because litigation in any dispute should always be the last resort.

Combining extensive experience, evolving and innovative pricing and genuine sector expertise to deliver a consistently outstanding service, you will find us practical, down to earth and easy to deal with.

Work highlights

  • Defending a large loss claim against a building contractor whose sub-contractor was accused of negligently causing extensive fire damage during building works
  • Successfully pursuing a large number of often high value construction claims against developers, builders, architects, surveyors and others relating to building defects on behalf of insurers
  • Acting for a water, wastewater, drainage and infrastructure provider on a multi-party professional negligence claim involving extensive flood damage to commercial premises