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We have over 40 years’ experience working for the insurance industry and offer a comprehensive claims service. We have developed particular expertise working for the retail industry, public utilities, local authorities and the transport sector. Our work covers both pre-litigated and litigated matters and ranges from low value to multi-million-pound catastrophic injury claims.

Our services

In addition to claims handling and recovery services, we offer full general insurance law advice which embraces:

  • Policy interpretation and wording
  • Contractual disputes between insurer and insured
  • Fraud
  • Arson
  • Non-disclosure, misrepresentation and utmost good faith
  • Insurable interests, subrogation and agency law
  • Declaration under Section 152 Road Traffic Act

We can provide a suite of reports bespoke to your needs which we are happy to agree. By providing you with this information we can help you identify areas of risk for your business and offer solutions as to how to reduce and best manage your claims spend.

Key contact

Alun Tobias


Alun Tobias heads up the subrogated recovery team and advises both insurers and large corporates on high value/complex subrogated recovery claims. Alun’s advice expands across the spectrum of perils, including high value/complex impact, escape of water, flood, fire, landslip and subsidence. As part of his role, Alun leads a team of five lawyers specialising in recovering outlays for insurers, with a particular focus on losses, in the construction industry.

Recent experience

Our recent experience includes:

  • Defending group action claims for cryptosporidium outbreak caused from water contamination
  • Successfully defending claim at trial for injuries sustained as a result of a fall and claim made under the Defective Premises Act
  • Forensic analysis of earnings claim, achieving substantial savings on claim cost for our client
  • Defending claims made under the Animals Act 1971
  • Advising public sector organisation on the defence of claims for personal injury and property damage resulting from defective sewerage system
  • Defending/negotiating claim for head injury pursued by minor claimant for damages claimed exceeding £3m
  • Acting for transport sector client in the defence of numerous claims submitted by their passengers
  • Defending claim made on behalf of deceased’s estate for injuries alleged to have been caused by breach of statutory duties
  • Advising and defending claims for noise induced hearing loss and repetitive strain injury
  • Defending claim for credit hire, achieving claims savings in excess of 75% of the amount claimed

Our specialist services

Employer’s & public liability

From health and safety regulation through to issues involving independent contractors, our experience and expertise in employer’s and public liability helps you to resolve claims efficiently and fairly.

We pride ourselves on creating close working relationships – to understand your claims handling philosophies and key performance indicators so that we always meet, if not exceed, your expectations.

Management information

We can provide you with bespoke management information. We can also analyse the data created in order to identify any areas for risk management.

Motor liability & credit hire

We have extensive experience of dealing with a full range of motor claims on behalf of clients from pre-litigation stage through to litigation and settlement.

We have acted on behalf of a number of insurance companies and in the last 10 years have defended more than 20,000 claims.

We offer a competitive, bespoke claims handling service that has the capability to deal with volume claims or niche areas of the motor claims sector, whether on a delegated or non-delegated authority basis.

Professional Indemnity & Insurance

Our team of specialist lawyers advise clients on every insurance aspect of construction and engineering projects.

We are renowned for our partnering approach with clients, brokers and insurers. Whether you are involved in a project or a dispute in this sector, we understand the pressures and unique issues that arise.

When wider commercial, employment or property expertise is needed we work closely with other specialist teams within the firm.

Management information

We can provide a suite of reports bespoke to your needs which we are happy to agree. By providing you with such information, we can help you identify areas of risk for your business and offer solutions on how to reduce and manage your claims and/or legal spend.

Subrogated recovery

A genuine partner-led subrogated recovery service for insurer and corporate clients across the UK. We have the expertise to handle claims at all levels of value, across the full spectrum of perils including fire, flood, subsidence, impact, explosion and construction claims.

We use advanced negotiation techniques to advise on effective and innovative ways to recover outlays and ultimately increase revenue for your business at little commercial risk.

Streamline Recovery+ works with claims funded on a no win, no fee basis for claims over £10,000, thereby maximising your returns. Claims below £10,000 are dealt with on a commission basis. We offer you a free review of potential recovery cases to assess their merits. Reviews are typically performed at your offices, saving both time and money.

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