Catrin Davies

Partner

Newport

Catrin Davies specialises in professional indemnity work.
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About Catrin

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  • Biography

    Catrin specialises in professional indemnity work. She has over 16 years’ experience advising clients across a range of professions including solicitors, surveyors, accountants, architects, veterinary surgeons, estate agents, managing agents and miscellaneous professions. She has particular expertise in defending claims against solicitors.

    Catrin also acts for solicitors in regulatory and disciplinary matters, and is a named solicitor for coverage work for one insurer client.

    Relevant experience includes advising:

    • Insurers and their insured solicitors in respect of £multimillion claims involving buyer funded developments.
    • Insurers and their insured solicitors in respect of an under settlement of a minor’s personal injury claim pleaded at £10,000,000.
    • Insurers and insured solicitors in respect of a multi-claimant claim regarding a new road scheme to be built close to a new housing estate, which the claimants stated they were unaware of.
    • Insurers and insured under a D&O policy in respect of regulatory action by the SRA and referral to the SDT involving of a number of directors at the insured law firm. It involves allegations of dishonesty and lack of integrity.
    • Insurers and insured solicitors in respect of a regulatory investigation by the SRA involving allegations of breach of Money Laundering Regulations.
    • Insurers and their insured veterinary surgeon in respect of a claim for negligence involving a horse who allegedly failed to make it to the Olympic Games, pleaded at £8,000,000.
    Catrin is recognised by Chambers & Partners as a notable practitioner. She is described as an “outstanding practitioner” by Chambers & Partners UK 2019.

    She is also recognised as a next generation partner in Legal 500. She is described as “dedicated and sensitive” (Legal 500 2020) and “knows the market very well and provides level headed advice” (Legal 500 2019).

    Catrin is a member of the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers.

Sector Expertise
  • Insurance

Service Expertise
  • Dispute Resolution

  • Professional Liability

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Newport Skyline

Newport

  • Sovereign House
  • Imperial Way, Newport
  • South Wales, NP10 8UH

+44 (0) 1633 657750

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