Karen Morrish > RPC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

RPC
TOWER BRIDGE HOUSE
ST KATHARINE'S WAY
LONDON
E1W 1AA
England
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Work Department

Insurance (Professional and Construction Risks)

Position

Partner. Karen is a highly regarded insurance lawyer specialising in the defence of complex and high-value claims against professionals. She also has vast experience advising insurers on coverage issues. Karen has been involved with claims against members of the legal profession since qualification, both in a defence capacity and in providing monitoring services and strategic advice to excess layer insurers on claims attracting significant market interest.

In addition to claims against lawyers, Karen has also defended and provided coverage advice and monitoring services relating to claims against accountants, tax advisors, insolvency practitioners insurance intermediaries and corporate service providers (particularly offshore).

Career

Trained Blake Lapthorn (Qualified 1996), Bond Pearce 2000-2012 (partner 2005), Sedgwick Detert Moran & Arnold 2012-2017, joined RPC 2018.

Languages

French

Education

Southampton University LLB (Hons), College of Law.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Insurance > Professional negligence

RPC fields an impressive professional negligence team covering all core areas, from construction and legal to financial, as well as a well-regarded practice in cyber and technology professional negligence claims. The firm ‘deals with the most substantial cases with great experience and depth’ defending high-stakes claims against national and international financial institutions, acting for leading international law firms, Big Four accountancy firms and construction specialists from contractors to engineers. Nick Bird is ‘a delight to work with and has an amazing tactical brain’, while Karen Morrish acts for accountants, lawyers and brokers in complex disputes, often involving top 30 law firms. Tim Bull is an expert in defending a wide range of clients, from solicitors to offshore financial and corporate service providers. Recently promoted partner Ben Gold is another key name, leading on a number of cases, while Michael Newham has recently joined from Mayer Brown International LLP; he defends claims and regulatory investigations against a range of financial professionals.