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Who are we?

The subsidence team sits within the Claims Solutions Group cluster of DACB and is located across our Birmingham, Bristol and Newport Offices.

Claims which arise from property damage caused by subsidence are unlike those caused by another peril. They can be technically complex, unpredictable in duration, sporadic in number and expensive to conclude.

We have a team of dedicated team of over 15 specialist subsidence lawyers dedicated to handle all types of subsidence claim. The team has flexibility and capability to deal immediately with urgent issues and can assist during a claims surge period, such as that which has occurred in summer 2018.

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Our team offers:

  • Unrivalled market knowledge built up over 20 years.
  • Ownership of numerous successful and key Civil Court and Upper Tribunal decisions which form the law in this area.
  • Ability to handle claims of any value from small claims to multi track with work streams to reflect costs recoverability.
  • Assistance with mitigation of claims to and keep indemnity spend down.
  • Both a Claimant and Defendant team able to pursue recoveries and defend liability claims.
  • Specialism in handling TPO compensation claims before the Lands Tribunal.
  • Training session to up-skill members of client teams dealing with subsidence claims.

How can we help you?

The experience of our peril specific team is market leading. We are the only law firm who runs a team focusing solely on subsidence recovery and liability claims. Our team is comprised of paralegals up to Partners meaning we have the resource to service low value/high volume claims all the way up to bespoke multi million pound claims. We work with a significant number of clients across the insurance and public sector and have an in-depth understanding of our clients’ needs such that we can provide a service which is of most benefit to our clients’ business.

We position ourselves in line with our clients’ own teams in order to provide a seamless service to our clients and our clients’ customers. We have a track record of hitting challenging targets set for us by our clients and providing effective training in order to share our skills with our clients’ own teams.

Clients want to work with people that they like. We take pride in having a professional, experienced and well liked team with whom our clients are delighted to work.

To find out more about how we can make you money by saving you money, take a look at our new fixed fee mitigation offering.

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