Steven Smith - DAC Beachcroft
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Steven Smith's Expertise

 

Steven Smith

Steven specialises in property damage claims, including high value subrogated recoveries, all aspects of policy coverage (including fraud) and defending public liability property damage (PLPD) claims.

He has over 10 years’ experience advising the major and complex loss teams of various leading insurers.

Steven is a technically skilled lawyer, who is always available to give prompt, pragmatic advice to clients when needed.

Examples of recent experience include:

  • Providing strategic advice to several leading insurers on policy coverage for COVID-19 business interruption losses and the associated FCA test case.
  • Acting in numerous high-profile and high value subrogated recovery claims (e.g. Lloyd Jones v Whirlpool).
  • Advising regularly on, and preparing submissions in relation to, complaints to the Financial Ombudsman Service (e.g. DRN4012218 P v AXA Insurance UK plc (issues of fair presentation/non-standard construction).

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