Our Expertise

Lexent Partners Ltd is a law practice with a difference. We operate in specialised areas of the law enabling us to obtain the best results for our clients.

Manchester Birmingham
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  • Insurance Law

    Introduction

    Know-how gained from many years acting for insurers and within the insurance industry provided to individuals and businesses confronted with insurance issues.

    This aspect of the practice is led by Michael Lent who has had many years’ experience acting for and advising insurers before spending some time as an underwriter himself, operating in the area of After the Event insurance for commercial litigation.

    He has returned to private practice to manage the firm’s development of providing specialist advice to its clients of the highest quality.

    Further Michael’s experience brings a unique perspective on insurance related issues enabling him to ensure that private clients, including insurance brokers, are afforded the same level of expertise in advice over insurance issues that is provided to insurers. This expertise includes

    • Insurance Policy Coverage issues
    • Policy Drafting
    • Dispute Resolution
    • Subrogated Rights Recoveries
    • Professional Liability Claims
    • Advising insurance Brokers

    Services

    Advising Insurance Brokers

    Advising Insurance Brokers and their clients regarding endorsements and effects of policy wordings/proposed changes.

     

    Advising insurance brokers and their clients privately in respect of claims against them particularly where insurers have raised policy issues or refused to grant indemnity.

     

    Where the client is introduced by the broker, only acting for the client where there is no conflict with the broker.

     

    Provision of retainers enabling brokers to access advice on an informal and efficient basis.

    Insurance Policy Coverage Issues

    Advising commercial businesses and their brokers on the issues adopted by insurers relied upon by insurers to refuse indemnity.

     

    Advising insurance brokers on the policy wordings and/or endorsements proposed by insurers.

     

    Advising commercial businesses on the potential effects of certain activities and/or omissions and the likely consequences for policy coverage.

    Policy Drafting

    Drafting policy wordings and /or clauses for Insurers/captives.

    Advising Insurance Brokers and their clients regarding endorsements and effects of policy wordings/proposed changes.

    Professional Liability Claims

    Claims against a wide range of professionals with especial reference to solicitors.

     

    Advising professional firms privately in respect of claims against them particularly where insurers have raised policy issues or refused to grant indemnity.

    Subrogated Rights Recoveries

    Pursuing claims on behalf of insurers by way of subrogation.

     

    Ensuring protection of insureds’ interests.

     

    Cost effective procedures utilising CFAs and litigation insurance.

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