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DAC Beachcroft LLP

3 HARDMAN STREET, MANCHESTER, M3 3HF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 934 3000
Fax:
Fax 0161 934 3288
DX:
14341 MANCHESTER 1
Email:
Web:
http://www.dacbeachcroft.com

Ian McConkey

Tel:
Work 0161 934 3105
Email:
DAC BEACHCROFT LLP

Work Department

Professional and commercial risk.

Position

Ian is experienced in handling professional indemnity claims on behalf of a wide range of professionals and claims against directors and officers. He also has experience of insurance claims including product liability, personal injury, property damage and policy wording. Ian is a Solicitor Advocate (Higher Courts Civil) and also has considerable mediation experience.

Career

Qualified 1992; solicitor Davies Arnold Cooper 1992; partner Beachcroft Wansbroughs (now DAC Beachcroft LLP) 1999; moved to Manchester office 2001.

Member

Chair of the Manchester Law Society Civil Litigation Committee.

Education

Regent House Grammar School; University of Durham (BA Hons Law 2(1)); Nottingham Trent Polytechnic (Law Society Finals).

Leisure

Triathlons and cycling.


North West: Insurance

Professional negligence

Within: Leading individuals

Ian McConkey - DAC Beachcroft LLP

Within: Professional negligence

At DAC Beachcroft LLP head of department Ian McConkey has considerable expertise in professional negligence claims against solicitors, brokers, valuers, construction professionals as well as directors, officers and emerging professionals. Martin Paxton  is a ‘very effective lawyer who is great with clients and at managing opponents’. Harald Loeffler is a known name for his work in the defence of complex IT, IP and contractual disputes on behalf of insurers. The group is frequently instructed on the most complex, multi-party, high-profile and high-value claims especially against solicitors, insurance brokers and design and construct contractors. It has a number of excellent clients such as Travelers Insurance, AmTrust, Markel and Allied World Assurance Company.

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North West: Real estate

Construction

Within: Construction

DAC Beachcroft LLP is active across contentious construction, insurance claims, contracts and leases, procurement and transactional work. On the contentious side, the team is representing The Co-operative Group on disputes with Johnson Construction on 12 sites across the UK, is acting for McLaren Construction on a final account and payment dispute with a leading developer and is acting for CPD Powerline on claims for payment for power gird work on multiple sites in Northern Ireland. Non-contentious highlights include advising Cheshire West and Chester District Council on major construction and property retail development works with a developer and retailer in Cheshire and advising The Co-operative Group on the transfer of lease and contract documentation relating to a distribution warehouse at Rugby Valley Park. Consultant Phillip Fry heads the team and specialises in construction disputes and regional senior partner Ian McConkey handles professional indemnity claims on behalf of construction professionals. Harald Loeffler and senior associate Claire Randall-Smith are also key members of the team.

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