Helen Ager is a professional indemnity partner in our Newcastle office with many years of experience acting for professionals and their insurers.
Helen mainly deals with claims against Solicitors, Accountants and other professionals in traditional lines of work. However she has also represented a variety of professionals and businesses, consultants, agents, brokers and manufacturing or service businesses facing claims under their professional indemnity, Directors and Officers or Corporate Legal Liability insurance policies.
Helen also advises insurers on policy points which arise whilst dealing with those types of claims.
Helen's recent experience includes:
Dealing with multiple claims arising out of alleged negligence by a firm of solicitors in purchasing investment properties in a new development in Spain.
Representing a firm of Tax Advisors following claims against them arising out of a tax enquiry.
Defending a firm of solicitors following a complex set of claims relating to lending on a commercial property portfolio.
Helen is an accredited mediator and uses mediation, or other forms of ADR to resolve disputes as effectively as possible.
Helen qualified in 1989 and joined DAC Beachcroft in 2016.