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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

1 WOOD STREET, CHEAPSIDE, LONDON, EC2V 7WS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7919 4500
Fax:
Fax 020 7919 4919
DX:
154280 CHEAPSIDE 8
Email:
Web:
www.eversheds-sutherland.com

Kate Hill

Tel:
Work +44 207 919 0827
Email:
Eversheds Sutherland

Work Department

Kate is a Senior Associate in the insurance & reinsurance team, based in the London office. Kate specialises in insurance and reinsurance dispute resolution and insurance operational and regulatory issues.

Kate has acted for brokers, insurers, reinsurers and insureds in high value coverage and commercial disputes. Kate has particular experience of advising on commercial property policy wordings. Her recent experience includes: defending a specialist broker in relation to a professional indemnity claim brought against it by an insured; defending a major insurance broker in relation to a high profile property damage claim; advising on the regulatory risks and opportunities associated with offering, and agreeing to underwrite, insurance of personnel employed by Inter-Governmental organisations.

Position

Senior Associate

Languages

French: Basic


London: Insurance

Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP has ‘excellent technical breadth and experience’ and stands out for its expertise in claims against insurance brokers, accountants and pension advisers. Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group, Aon, HCC International Insurance Company, KPMG, XL Catlin and Lockton Companies are among its clients. Claire Carroll regularly defends claims brought against pensions professionals, trustees and advisers, and is acting for a global consultancy and the trustee of one of its occupational pension schemes in a potential professional negligence claim in relation to the possible overpayment of tax-free lump sums to more than 100 members of an occupational pension scheme. Practice head Simon Brooks, who has a ‘good understanding of the law and a common-sense approach to legal issues’, is experienced in claims against insurance brokers, lawyers, accountants and construction professionals. Matthew Allen handles claims involving finance professionals and Paula Gaddum is active across claims involving accountants, solicitors, construction professionals and brokers. Jennifer Miles and Frank Thompson are also key members of the team, as are principal associates Kate Hill and Christopher Ives, who is based in Manchester, and senior associate Naz Gauri.

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