Insurance

We are experts in meeting the evolving needs of the insurance market and its customers. From our leading insurance disputes team to our highly-rated corporate legal services lawyers, we provide you with high quality advice, underpinned by deep understanding of the sector.

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> Our experience
> Our insurance clients
> What our clients and others say about us
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We’ve got insurance law covered

Insurance is one of our core markets, meaning we can put our extensive sector experience and our wide range of services at your disposal. As a major UK law firm, we have the scale and depth of expertise to meet the challenges presented by the ever-changing insurance landscape, both at home and internationally.

We act for a number of major insurers and have an impressive track record of working with clients, both in a claims and corporate context. Whether defending claims made against you or your insureds or helping to proactively manage your corporate risk requirements, our leading specialists will deliver the best blend of advice and representation to suit your business.

As a client, you will also benefit from our emphasis on working to achieve the best solutions in the most cost-effective way. We work with you to find the fee structure that is best for your needs, whether that’s fixed fees, blended rates or other innovative arrangements. We back this up by giving you the management information you need to demonstrate the savings achieved.

The result is a streamlined service, saving you time, hassle and money – without sacrificing quality.


Our insurance lawyers

We have 13 partners and over 60 other lawyers focused on legal advice for the insurance sector. 

The solicitors in our insurance disputes team are experts in defending claims that arise out of alleged professional and medical negligence, fraud and personal injury. We also offer specialists who handle property, products and reinsurance claims, and we have expertise in advising and defending insurers on coverage and other market disputes. 

Our team includes specialists in counter-fraud who are experts in the identification and resolution of potentially fraudulent claims. 

Our non-contentious insurance solicitors advise insurers on their corporate, commercial, real estate and employment requirements.

Our experience

We have the breadth and depth of experience to ensure that, whatever challenge you’re facing, we offer the best solution for you. You will find examples of our experience on each of the more detailed service pages linked on the left of this page.

Our insurance clients 

We advise and act for some of the leading insurance companies in the UK. 

We represent a range of professionals in the legal, financial and construction sectors as well as those in emerging markets such as technology and media. 

Our clients also include a wide variety of organisations with links to the insurance sector such as financial institutions, corporate entities, charities, educational bodies and health sector organisations.

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What our clients and others say about us

Our clients appreciate our commercial approach and commitment to providing outstanding client service in everything that we do:

  • “I cannot speak highly enough of Mills & Reeve. They have a dedicated approach and are completely client centric. They have an ability to mix a high level academic understanding of law with the pragmatism and expediency that’s required. ... I do not hesitate to recommend them to anyone.”

The Legal 500 directory acknowledges us as “a strong name in the market”. Comments about our insurance lawyers include: 

  • “technically accomplished”
  • “provides an ‘excellent level of service’ and ‘understands how its clients work’.” 
  • “pragmatic and accessible”
  • “very intelligent team” 
  • “very commercially minded” 
  • “Mills & Reeve LLP has an ‘impressive’ reputation for professional negligence work”

Legal resources you may find useful

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