We have a wealth of expertise in defending claims arising from both commercial and personal lines business. We can work in partnership with you to agree best outcomes and provide results through an efficient and innovative approach. We have a deep understanding of the broking sector which means we speak your language and can get to the crucial issues quickly.
Whatever your claim may involve, we will have the relevant experience to help provide a robust defence. Claims can involve chains of brokers spanning multiple jurisdictions and our expertise from frequently advising on these cases is invaluable.
Our team also defends insurance brokers against claims alleging breach of binding authorities or of other underwriting agreements.
With specialists brought together from our different offices to form a national team, we are ideally placed to advise insurance brokers across the UK.
Our unrivalled understanding of the broking sector means we are sought out as experts. We have advised BIBA on brokers’ risk management issues and featured in many publications with industry commentary.
We work with the full range of brokers and their PI insurers, including:
- International and Global Brokers
- National UK Brokers
- London Market and Lloyd's Brokers
- Reinsurance Brokers
- Personal Lines Brokers
- Specialist Brokers
- Detailed elements of our services
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Claims Investigation and Advice
- Risk Management Advice
- Outsourced Claims Handling
- FOS and Regulatory Advice
Many claims involve chains of brokers spanning multiple jurisdictions and we frequently advise on the respective liabilities between them, often in the context of contribution claims between producing and placing brokers. Our team also has experience of defending insurance brokers against claims alleging breach of binding authorities or of other underwriting agreements.
With specialists in London and our regional offices we are ideally placed to advise insurance brokers across the UK and where appropriate will use a team across our offices.
We provide specialist advice for insurance companies on the procurement and use of enterprise technology solutions, to include telematics, data analytics, and AI.Learn more
Aviation and aerospace
With significant global aviation expertise, we offer high-quality, specialist and cost-effective advice on any aviation-related insurance issues you face.Learn more
Civil Liberties, Public Bodies and Specialist Liability
With many years' experience acting for the public and private sectors in these complex, and sensitive areas, we offer expert advice across discrimination and Equality Act claims, abuse and social services claims, unlawful detention, and Deprivation of Liberty claims (DoLS).Learn more
Construction and Engineering Disputes
Our highly experienced global team delivers a consistent, quality claims experience across the full range of construction and engineering risks.Learn more
Contingency and Event Cancellation
As leading lawyers in the insurance sector, we can advise on any issues relating to contingency claims and event cancellation/non-appearance claims.Learn more
We deliver costs expertise for you with deep experience and use of knowledge that underpins our whole business.Learn more
Our Counter Fraud team is the most digitally advanced in the UK with huge strength and scale comprising of 100 lawyers in all UK jurisdictions.Learn more
Cyber and Data Risk
We provide a full-service solution, tackling the full spectrum of cyber and data risks faced, and insured, by our insurance sector clients.Learn more
D&O and Financial Institutions
Our extensive experience from across the globe covers both financial institutions and commercial Director & Officers (D&O) matters.Learn more
Employment Practices Liability
Our market leading employment practice includes a specialist Employment Practices Liability (EPL) team who support UK and global insurersLearn more
As a firm with insurance at the heart of its business, we understand the regulatory challenges faced by insurers, brokers and distributors.Learn more
Our market leading team acts for primary and excess insurers and reinsurers in London, Europe, Bermuda and the US.Learn more
Our market-leading Casualty team acts for composite insurers, London market and run off insurers, providing deep and broad expertise across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.Learn more
International Personal Injury
As a full-service law firm with global reach, we are market leaders in all aspects of international personal injury.Learn more
Our specialist Legal Indemnities team advises on claims against all types of legal indemnity policies. We also provide a claims-handling service.Learn more
Our life sciences team advises many of the UK’s leading pharmaceutical companies, medical device, software, and AI manufacturers, as well as consumer healthcare suppliers and their insurers.Learn more
Marine, Energy and Transport
Our marine, energy and transport insurance practice has global expertise to advise you with practical and commercially focused advice.Learn more
Our specialist insurance lawyers make up one of the largest national motor teams in the UK.Learn more
As a market leading specialist with a truly international platform, we advise the insurance sector on all product governance and policy wordings to help manage your risk.Learn more
Political Risk, Trade Credit and Political Violence
We advise on the physical and financial impact of political risk, from war and terrorism to nationalisation, confiscation, expropriation and deprivation.Learn more
Product liability, safety and recall
Our experts advise on all aspects of product liability, safety and recall and can help you manage the full range of risks involved.Learn more
Our leading professional liability team maintains an unparalleled reputation for protecting the interests of professional services firms.Learn more
We act for market leaders across sectors as diverse as commercial, residential, real estate, local authority, retail, hospitality, manufacturing, construction, energy and waste management. Our team is experienced in policy coverage disputes, subrogated recoveries, defence of property damage claims and reinsurance disputes.Learn more
With a unique position in the reinsurance market, as long-term trusted advisers for the insurance sector, we deliver innovative solutions with a commercial perspective.Learn more
Our strategic advisory team uniquely offers market insight on reforms together with commercial and regulatory advice in the claims space.Learn more
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Who we are
Why choose DAC Beachcroft?
We’re a broad-based commercial firm serving a wide range of sectors with a strong heritage in insurance,
health and real estate. We combine excellent legal skills and cutting-edge delivery expertise to design
solutions that fit the needs of our clients – often involving clever uses of technology.
With a unique position in the insurance market, as long-term trusted advisers for the sector, we deliver innovative solutions for insurers for any critical risks or issue.Learn more
Our expert team defends claims made against insurance brokers covering the whole spectrum of risks, both UK and international.Learn more
Managing General Agents
With deep roots in the insurance intermediary sector, we have the expertise to advise you on any issues as a Managing General Agent (MGA).Learn more
Corporate Insurance & Risk
Our UK Corporate team comprises over 40 lawyers and works closely with specialist colleagues in other teams who provide support on taxation, finance, compliance and regulatory, employment, pensions, litigation, real estate, competition, procurement and IT, and intellectual property aspects of transactions.Learn more