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Doré Green

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2TG – 2 Temple Gardens (2TG – 2 Temple Gardens)


Barrister specialising in insurance litigation, product liability, professional indemnity, construction and technical disputes. Extensive experience in all matters relating to insurance law and practice, including policy and coverage issues, as well as acting both for claimants and defendants in claims arising from catastrophic events, raising issues of professional indemnity, or relating to product liability. Has acted in all these areas for most leading insurers. Recent cases in 2007 and 2008 include: Associated Yarns v Delta Laminates (instructed by Berrymans) vicarious liability for criminal act causing fire; Hiscox Insurance v Haringey (instructed by Plexus) limitation in claims relating to loss of support; Wynnstay v Heygate (instructed by Plexus) product liability in animal feed stuffs; Armstrong v EDF Energy (instructed by Greenwoods) liability of energy supplier and related policy and coverage issues; Davidson v NEDL (instructed by Eversheds) proper approach to causation in fire claims; Chand v Hiscox Insurance (instructed by Reynolds Porter Chamberlain) limits on extent of insurers’ liability under first party policy in respect of fire; Ali and others v Oakfield Developments (Yorkshire) Limited (instructed by Halliwells) acting for claimants in multi-party claim involving catastrophic slope failure during development works; Crossley and others v Roch Valley Developments (instructed by Plexus) acting for defendants in multi-party claim involving catastrophic slope failure during development works; Gemini Riteway v Lonsdale and others (instructed by Lamport Bassitt) broker’s negligence and policy coverage issues in primary and excess layer insurance.


Called 1994; Lincoln’s Inn; worked for European Commission of Human Rights 1997.


Working French, basic Spanish.


Professional Negligence Bar Association; Combar.


Pembroke College, Oxford University (1989 MA); City University, London (1992 Dip Law Distinction); Council of Legal Education (1993 Bar Finals Hardwicke Scholar).



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Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Insurance and reinsurance – Leading juniors

Doré Green - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensRecommended for coverage disputes.’

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