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Fenchurch Law boosts insurance disputes team

Fenchurch Law boosts insurance disputes team

Fenchurch Law boosts insurance disputes team One of the UK’s leading insurance law firms has expanded its team with the arrival of three new highly rated appointments.

Fenchurch Law is welcoming Pauline Rozario (pictured), Joanna Grant and Sara-Jane Reilly as it looks to build on its success as a firm representing policyholders and brokers with insurance disputes.

Joanna Grant will become a partner in the firm’s financial and commercial practice. She was previously senior associate at Allen & Overy and boasts broad experience in complex multi-jurisdictional proceedings and arbitrations including acting for financial institutions and global corporates in high-value commercial coverage disputes.  A particular focus of her insurance practice is advising on political risk, crime, and D&O policies.  She also has considerable experience of Bermuda Form arbitration. 

Pauline Rozario meanwhile, will be a consultant to the firm specialising in professional indemnity insurance disputes, with a particular focus on disputes involving solicitors. She has over 20 years’ experience in handling such claims, initially at the Solicitors Indemnity Fund and latterly at Zurich Financial Services.

Finally, Sara-Jane Reilly joins as trainee solicitor from Zurich Insurance Company where she specialised in construction claims and later moved on to handling professional indemnity claims. Prior to this, she worked for the Financial Ombudsman Service as part of its insurance division, arbitrating disputes between policyholders and insurers. Sara-Jane is due to qualify as a solicitor in March 2017.

Commenting on the appointments, David Pryce, managing partner at Fenchurch Law, said: “We are delighted that Joanna, Pauline and Sara-Jane have agreed to join the firm. We are committed to investing in the growth of our business and this continued investment in the expansion of capabilities is part of our wider objective of improving outcomes for policyholders.”

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