We are highly ranked lawyers focusing on policyholder insurance recoveries.

We are a specialist insurance coverage team representing policyholders and their captives in insurance and reinsurance disputes.

Our team acts for policyholders across numerous sectors including pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, energy, financial services, retail, construction, utilities and transport.

We are adept at successfully recovering insurance indemnities under all lines including construction all-risks, professional indemnity, property, business interruption, D&O, employers’ liability, public liability, political / credit risk, corporate crime (1st and 3rd party), product liability / recall, Bermuda Form and cyber / privacy insurance policies.

We are an experienced team representing policyholders and their captives in litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution with insurers.

The group also advises on insurance programmes and renewals, on the drafting and interpretation of policies, including Warranty & Indemnity cover for M&A deals.

If you have any questions or queries please call Garbhan on +44 (0)20 3036 7274 or email

Garbhan Shanks and team are excellent claimant insurance lawyers.

Legal 500, 2021

Garbhan Shanks is incredibly quick to grasp the salient points, is clear on strategy and gives advice that is sufficiently detailed to build a robust position.

Chambers UK, Insurance: Mainly Policyholders, 2021

Harriet Chopra has a “reputation for her adept handling of insurance disputes” and is a “superstar in the making

Chambers UK, Insurance: Mainly Policyholders, 2021