Fine art, specie and jeweller’s block

We provide Lloyd’s and other insurers with the full range of policy coverage advice, liability defence, and recoveries.

We deal with the full range of issues, in the UK and internationally, that arise in this class of business including non-disclosures, misrepresentations, fraud and dishonesty, policy coverage and subrogation. We also defend insureds with liability insurance.

Our lawyers

Our specialist lawyers have practised in this niche class of business for many years, and have a thorough understanding of the issues and the market.

Our experience

  • Protecting London market insurers from inflated precious metal refinery claims (Europe)
  • Defending fraudulent jeweller’s block claim - £5m
  • Defending warehouse manager in respect of $20M missing silver in China (Standard Bank v Via Mat – England High Court)
  • Defending cash in transit reinsurers – Russian law

Our clients

  • Lloyd’s
  • Leading global insurers
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