Phil specialises in errors and omissions and professional indemnity claims, insurance and reinsurance disputes and claims against directors and officers. He has been involved in high-profile, high-value disputes concerning solicitors, surveyors, accountants, brokers, Lloyd's reconstruction and renewal, and directors and officers. He also has experience of supervising the cost-efficient management of smaller claims under schemes and protocols.
Phil had conduct of the solicitors' successes in the Court of Appeal in Hibbert Pownall Newton v Whitehead 2008 and in Nouri v Marvi in 2009. More recently, Phil handled the successful multiple claim summary judgment application in Lewis v Ward Hadaway 2015 – the leading case on court fee abuse – and the successful defence of the superyacht transaction dispute in Healey v Shoosmiths 2016.
Phil has twice given evidence in High Court trials on clients' behalf (Zurich v Karim 2006 and Equitas v Horace Holman 2007) and has extensive mediation and arbitration experience. He has written and lectured widely on professional indemnity, insurance and reinsurance issues.
"Philip Murrin 'is extremely approachable and good with clients.' He has broad professional negligence experience and is praised for being 'on top of what the market's up to'." Chambers and Partners UK 2014 Edition "...particularly well known for his work on claims against solicitors." Chambers and Partners UK, Professional Negligence, 2013 Edition, London