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Mills & Reeve LLP

1ST JAMES COURT, WHITEFRIARS, NORWICH, NR3 1RU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0344 880 2666
DX:
5210 NORWICH
Web:
www.mills-reeve.com

Guy Hodgson

Tel:
Work 01603 693221
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Mills & Reeve LLP

Work Department

Insurance.

Position

Guy heads the firm’s insurance disputes service line. This commits much of his time to managing a team of approximately 100 lawyers and their support staff across five offices. From a professional perspective, Guy concentrates on claims and coverage issues where his experience can contribute to resolution of the matter. His experience extends to most professional indemnity risks, with an emphasis on the legal and construction professions. Guy’s acts for a wide range of insurers and London market interests.

Career

After seven years experience in London, latterly with Reynolds Porter Chamberlain, Guy Joined Mills & Reeve in 1984, becoming a partner in 1985.

Leisure

Many and varied interests including literature, Europe watching (from close-up and afar), sailing, skiing and walking.


East Anglia: Insurance

Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence

The service from Mills & Reeve LLP‚Äės defendant practice is ‚Äėprofessional and comprehensive with timely responses‚Äė. One client notes that 'it is¬†one of the leading firms in the country for professional negligence with¬†unrivalled experience across the range of professions'. Insurance disputes specialist¬†Stephen King, who frequently handles claims against¬†solicitors and clinicians, and¬†Neil Davies, whose work includes matters involving the construction industry, surveyors and insurance brokers, are co-heads of the practice. Davies and¬†principal associate¬†Clare Howard¬†are¬†known for 'pragmatic advice and successful outcomes'. Clients also recommend 'extremely able' senior associate¬†Matthew Wilson¬†and associate¬†Sophie Howard. The firm counts Countrywide plc, Sompo Canopius, CNA Hardy, Travelers and Pen Underwriting among its clients. Consultant¬†Guy Hodgson, who previously led the insurance disputes practice, remains keenly involved in matters involving¬†policy and coverage advice, and handles claims against solicitors. The firm's highlights included a high-value claim against a contractor who failed to identify and remove asbestos from a commercial building, causing delay to a major refurbishment project.

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