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Mills & Reeve LLP acts for clients in the finance, insurance and construction arenas, with notable examples including the likes of Marketform, Sompo Canopius and XL Catlin. Angus Turner is department head, and Neil Frankland and David Gooding are other key partners.

DWF’s team, which is led by Caroline Coates and Derek Adamson, has a strong focus on construction, product liability and environmental litigation.

Gowling WLG acts for major clients such as Deloitte, PwC, KPMG and Philips Electronics. Jane Howard heads the team. A recent highlight was advising E.ON in connection with a £26m claim stemming from defects at an offshore wind farm in Scotland.

Kennedys’ team is headed by Eammon Mooney, who specialises in construction matters. Elsewhere, the team handles claims involving solicitors, accountants and IT professionals. Patric Rouendaal is also recommended.

Shakespeare Martineau LLP’s heads of department are Mark Beesley and Barry Jervis. Beesley acts mainly for claimants, while Jervis receives instructions from claimants and defendants. Andrew Holden joined Napthens LLP.

Triton Legal (formerly Robin Simon LLP)’s team is headed by Paul Chaplin and defends architects, surveyors, solicitors and financial services professionals against claims.

BLM’s recent highlights include defending a £2.5m claim regarding transport infrastructure and liabilities incurred through faulty design. Julian Smart is head of the practice and is recommended.

Eversheds LLP defended HSBC Private Bank against negligence claims relating to investments in film finance schemes. Other clients include West Bromwich Building Society and Santander. Chris Busby heads the practice and Neville Gray is recommended.

Wright Hassall LLP’s team defended a foodstuffs company against a claim by a former employee in a high-value case regarding employee benefits and pensions. It also advises on claims involving financial services, accounting and auditing. Sarah Perry heads the team and is recommended.

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