John Hinton specialises in property-related insurance matters. He advises on complex coverage and business interruption matters, as well as policy liability and wording issues.
He also leads a team of lawyers offering recovery services to the UK insurance industry. That team's core business is the recovery of insurer's outlay from culpable third parties, and includes claims against architects, builders, engineers and surveyors.
John has a particular interest in large fire recoveries and product liability claims, where he has recovered significant sums for insurer clients and their insureds.
In addition, he regularly delivers training and seminars to clients in respect of relevant changes in the law and procedure.
Also, John is an experienced negotiator with a particular interest in alternative dispute resolution. He has successfully acted in numerous mediations.
He handles the full litigation lifecycle for both claimant and defendant matters, from initial instruction through to enforcement.