Andrew Crocombe > Plexus Law > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Plexus Law
40 Gracechurch Street
LONDON
EC3V 0BT
England

Work Department

Finacial Lines/Professional Indemnity

Position

Partner

Career

Andrew joined Plexus in 2019 having previously been a Partner in the Financial Lines teams at Kennedys and, prior to that, Henmans. He specialises in defending claims against D&Os and corporates that have been notified against Management Liability Portfolio policies or similar.

Andrew has significant experience of defending D&Os including unfair prejudice claims, claims for breach of statutory and/or fiduciary duties and/or claims arising from restructuring/insolvency and/or team moves. Additionally, he has experience of defending criminal prosecutions for white collar crime (including fraud and prosecutions arising from breaches of Regulations), inquests (where a D&O and/or corporate is an Interested Person) and disciplinary actions by regulators. Andrew regularly provides insurers with coverage advice and acts as monitoring counsel for domestic and international claims.

Andrew is experienced in the use of all forms of ADR and has recently been involved in cases using early neutral evaluation and the appointment of a referee in a multi-party claim which required the marshalling of the complex expert evidence pre-mediation. Andrew is a CEDR qualified mediator and regularly acted as a mediator for Oxford Mediation.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Insurance > Professional negligence

The financial lines practice at insurance specialist firm Plexus Law is spread across London, Leeds, Manchester and Taunton, fielding teams led by partners who ‘are closely involved in the cases but in a cost-efficient manner’. Head of the team Andrew Crocombe specialises in coverage disputes and defending claims against professionals, D&O’s and corporates. Jacqui Gillespie has experience with claims against solicitors and licensed conveyancers. Alasdair Dick is regularly instructed on high profile construction matters and is someone who ‘identifies the real issues and takes a proactive approach to finding solutions.’

London > Insurance > Insurance and reinsurance litigation

Insurance specialist Plexus Law is home to a number of expert advisers including Victoria Jordan, a senior partner focusing on property risk and coverage and expertise advising on construction risks and property related professional liability. Elsewhere, Paul Cha advises on coverage issues such as misrepresentation and the aggregation of losses arising from multiple events. Andrew Crocombe leads the P&I and and financial risk team.