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Mills & Reeve LLP

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Neil Frankland

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Mills & Reeve LLP

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Insurance (professional indemnity).


Neil has a wide experience of acting for insurers, both in the company market and at Lloyds, in professional indemnity claims. His areas of specialism are insurance brokers and construction professionals (from main D and B contractors through to a wide range of associated consultants). Recent instructions involve complex high profile claims of significant value (in excess of ¬£10m) relating to both brokers and also main contractors. Neil also has extensive experience in presenting on risk management in these sectors and providing added value service to clients, both professional and insurer. He has developed around him a team that is a ‚Äėgo to‚Äô point of reference for brokers on all aspects of their profession and has worked with both sectors at driving professional standards and minimising risk.


Trained FitzHugh Gates; qualified 1997; partner Mills & Reeve 2007 to present.


The Chartered Insurance Institute; Society of Construction Law.


University of Central Lancashire (1994 LLB (Hons) Law). College of Law, Chester.

West Midlands: Insurance

Clinical negligence: defendant

Within: Clinical negligence: defendant

Mills & Reeve LLP has expertise in clinical negligence claims and medical malpractice insurance matters for clients such as Virgin Care, Global Diagnostics and Zurich Global. Stephen King leads the practice and has notable expertise in health and insurance-related matters. Other key figures include professional indemnity insurance specialist Neil Frankland   and principal associate Sarah Kenyon  .

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence

The 'excellent' Mills & Reeve LLP  is 'commercially minded' and 'unafraid to take on the fight when necessary'. The firm is led by the trio of Angus Turner, Neil Frankland and David Gooding. Turner specialises in solicitors’ negligence claims and is 'highly respected in the professional indemnity market' and 'consequently carries weight in mediations'. Frankland  is an expert in construction and brokers negligence claims. Gooding has extensive experience in defending solicitors negligence claims, and is 'a real leader in big litigation' and 'is focused on getting the best result whether by way of settlement or litigation'.  Also recommended is Sarah Trendell-Smyth, who focuses on claims against lawyers and loss adjusters, and is 'brilliantly well prepared', 'a great communicator' and 'robust at just the right moments'.

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