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What we do

DAC Beachcroft is recognised as a leading market practice in property insurance (domestic and international), providing a comprehensive service that includes handling a broad range of coverage, liability, defence and recovery issues, from multi-million pound major incidents and complicated policy coverage issues to dealing with modest value volume property claims. Our global team combines unrivalled understanding of insured property and construction risks with hands-on industry expertise in building, engineering and surveying.

 

Detailed elements of our services

  • Coverage issues
  • Environmental claims
  • Fire, explosions, flood and impact damage
  • Major losses
  • Subsidence, heave and landslip
  • Plant or building failure
  • Fraudulent claims
  • Arson
  • ADR/Arbitration
  • Financial Ombudsman referrals
  • Policy drafting

What our clients say

"Nick Young heads the firm's property insurance section, and maintains a focus on advising clients on crisis management in the wake of major losses such as explosions, rail crashes and fire damage. Sources say that he is a 'very knowledgeable' practitioner who 'offers commercial solutions and is good with clients'." - Chambers and Partners UK 2016

"Nick Young is noted for his ‘straightforward advice', and is 'a great person to have on your side’." - Legal 500 2016

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