Julian Miller - DAC Beachcroft

Julian Miller


London - Minster Court

Julian is a partner specialising in insurance and reinsurance and professional risk. His work covers dispute resolution, technical coverage issues and drafting wordings. He has particular experience of high-value, complex and cross-border disputes.

In relation to insurance, Julian advises on a wide variety of coverage issues and casualty claims. He is handling Bermuda Form coverage arbitrations and successfully defended the main defendant in Brown v InnovatorOne plc [2012] EWHC 1321. 

He has experience of claims arising from tax relief schemes, pensions disputes, aviation claims, aggregation issues, the World Trade Centre, professional liability and financial institutions. 

He has been identified as a Super Lawyer (Insurance) since 2013 and as a Chambers Global Leader in his field (Insurance: Contentious Claims).

In the reinsurance arena, Julian works with both the life and non-life market. He is consulted on draft wordings, and in relation to inspections, commutations, portfolio transfers and schemes of arrangement.


"Julian Miller divides his time between insurance and reinsurance and is adept at treaty reinsurance and Bermuda Form arbitrations. Interviewees describe him as a "very experienced lawyer who is good at running teams, is very calm and always has his eye on the final result"." Chambers 2015 

"Julian Miller earns respect for his practice, which focuses on big-ticket insurance and reinsurance coverage disputes; he also frequently handles high-profile professional indemnity cases. He is described by sources as being "great on very large insurance-related claims. He's intractable and digs his heels in." Chambers 2014

"The ‘tactically astute’ Julian Miller ‘has a certain steel about him – the sort of guy that you want in the trenches with you’. He is advising RSA (among other insurers) in the Innovator litigation." Legal 500, 2011

"Julian Miller routinely deals with heavyweight clients and is noted for his experience and attention to detail. He advises clients on professional indemnity matters, Bermuda Form arbitrations and coverage disputes." Chambers 2011



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