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2 TEMPLE GARDENS, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9AY, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7822 1200
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Fax 020 7822 1300
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134 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Neil Moody QC

Tel:
Work +44 (0)20 7822 1200
Email:
Web:
www.2tg.co.uk/people/neil-moody-qc/
2 Temple Gardens (2 Temple Gardens)

Position

Property damage and product liability, especially arising from fires, explosions, subsidence and floods. Utilities and construction claims. Insurance and reinsurance: coverage disputes, policy construction, fraudulent and exaggerated claims. Professional negligence: particularly claims against architects, engineers, surveyors, other construction professionals and insurance brokers. International arbitration.  

2TG Co-Head of Insurance, Head of Property Damage. 

Career

Reported cases include: Kalma v African Minerals [2018] (international mass tort action); Oldcorn v Southern Water [2017] (flood); Cooper v Thameside [2016] EWHC (flood); Mueller v Central Roofing [2013] EWHC (construction, fire); Brumder v Motornet [2013] EWCA (insurance, company directors); Hi-Lite v Wolseley [2011] EWHC (fire, product liability); William McIlroy v Quinn Insurance [2011] EWCA (insurance, policy construction); All Leisure Holidays v Europaische Reiseversicherung [2011] EWHC (insurance/ reinsurance); Vicar of Spalding v Chubb Fire [2010] EWCA (product liability, novus actus); CPP v NuWay [2009] EWHC 824 (product liability, explosion); Cordin v Newport CC [2008] EWHC (flooding, Rylands v Fletcher); Haward v Fawcetts [2006] UKHL 9 (professional negligence, limitation). 

Tecbar accredited adjudicator; PNBA accredited adjudicator. 

Times Lawyer of the Week (Jan 2019). 

Member

Combar, LCCLBA, PNBA, Tecbar.  

Education

University College, Oxford (1987 MA).

Leisure

Sailing, skiing, architecture.


London Bar

Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Leading Silks

Neil Moody QC - 2 Temple Gardens ‘ He is a brilliant advocate with excellent technical understanding. ’

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Product liability

Within: Leading Silks

Neil Moody QC - 2 Temple Gardens ‘ Well respected by lawyers and clients for his grasp of the detail. ’

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Professional negligence

Within: Leading Silks

Neil Moody QC - 2 Temple Gardens ‘ 'Combines a robust approach with being commercially minded and pragmatic. ’

Within: Professional negligence

2 Temple Gardens has 'excellent experience in professional negligence work' and it is regularly involved in disputes concerning solicitors and barristers; insurance and financial services professionals; architects and engineers; surveyors and valuers; and a range of other construction and design professionals. Charles Dougherty QC acted in Court of Appeal case Schubert Murphy v Law Society, which examined the duty of care owed by the solicitors' representative body to its members and the public.   Also of note, Neil Moody QC is acting for the developer in Ramvel v Countryside Properties , a subcontractors' negligence case.

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