Richard Beaty - DAC Beachcroft
Richard Beaty

Richard Beaty


London - Minster Court

Richard Beaty is a leading partner in the Professional and Financial Risk Group operating from the firms London Market Office in Minster Court London. He also sits on the main Board of DAC Beachcroft LLP and leads key client relationships in the London Market.

Richard has considerable experience of professional indemnity disputes, acting for a wide range of professional practitioners both domestically and overseas on behalf of insurers. In particular he has acted for solicitors, accountants and insurance brokers in the UK. He has also had significant exposure to international claims, having handled large cross-border disputes and arbitrations on civil engineering projects in the Middle East, Japan, Africa and Europe together with broker and product liability claims in the USA. Richard also has additional specialism in informational privacy including data protection.


"Richard Beaty is described as a "titan of the professional indemnity market." He has "huge expertise" along with "wisdom, superb judgement and common-sense." Chambers and Partners UK 2014 Edition

"Richard Beaty is ‘extremely hardworking’" Legal 500 UK 2013 Edition, Insurance, Professional Negligence, London

"Richard Beaty's knowledge, experience and breadth of practice wins plaudits from market commentators. An impressive workload is consolidated by his feel for a case and realistic view of what is worth fighting for." Chambers and Partner UK 2013 Edition, Professional Negligence, London