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Keystone Law

48 CHANCERY LANE, LONDON, WC2A 1JF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 3319 3700
Fax:
Fax 0845 458 9398
DX:
2307 VICTORIA
Email:
Web:
www.keystonelaw.co.uk
Belfast, Belfast BT2, Bristol, Douglas, Guernsey, London

Steven Conway

Tel:
Work 020 7152 6550
Email:
Keystone Law

Work Department

Dispute Resolution, Insurance

Position

Steven is an insurance litigation and local authority lawyer with over twenty years’ experience of general insurance work, with particular expertise in defending local authorities, public authorities and insurers against the whole range of personal injury and civil claims brought against them. He is consistently recommended by Legal 500.

He specialises in employers' and public liability claims, including claims against highway authorities and claims arising out of accidents at work, stress at work, bullying and harassment. He also deals with claims relating to misfeasance, education, discrimination and social services and defends insurance coverage disputes. He also advises on risk management, insurance procurement, data protection and freedom of information.

Steven has worked with the UKRLG on their review of Well-maintained Highways, the Code of Practice for Highway Maintenance Management, he was a Corresponding Member to the review of the Codes of Practice sits on the Highway Liability Joint Task Group and is a contributing author to the new edition of Well-Managed Highway Liability Risk.

Career

2016 Keystone Law Consultant Solicitor
2007-2016 Browne Jacobson Partner
2002-2007 Barlow Lyde & Gilbert (now Clyde & Co) Associate
2000-2002 Berrymans Lace Mawer Solicitor
1996-2000 Merricks Trainee then Solicitor
1998 Qualified as a Solicitor


London: Insurance

Insurance and reinsurance litigation

Within: Insurance and reinsurance litigation

The ‘professional and dedicated’ Keystone Law ‘fully understands the insurance market and the type of advice that is required to assist its clients’. Employers’ and public liability claims specialist Steven Conway and  Jason Kallis, a litigator who specialises in construction, product liability and property are key members of the team. In a recent highlight, Kallis, who is ‘intelligent yet down to earth and gives concise and accurate advice which helps insurers get to the crux of the matter’, defended pool equipment manufacturer Certikin International and its insurers against a £3.1m claim over an allegedly defective pool liner.

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Personal injury: defendant

Within: Personal injury: defendant

Keystone Law acts for insurers and local authorities including Zurich Municipal, Travelers Insurance Company Limited, and Allianz. In an illustration of the firm's local government expertise, the 'exceptional' Steven Conway acted for the London Borough of Enfield and its insurers, Travellers, in a personal injury claim involving a foster carer who was assaulted by a foster child, causing PTSD and depression; the claim was dismissed after a four-day trial. Cordelia Rushby has more than 25 years' experience handling complex claims, often involving cross-jurisdictional issues; she 'gets to the bottom of a problem suggesting a cure in a pragmatic manner'.'The methodical' Naomi Hatchard  is a 'great communicator'. Alex Penberty joined Keoghs LLP and David Beckenham joined Honda Motors Europe.

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