Simon Brooks > Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
1 WOOD STREET
CHEAPSIDE
LONDON
EC2V 7WS
England

Work Department

Simon is Co-Head of Global Insurance and specialises in high value insurance and reinsurance disputes and complex professional indemnity claims. His cases have included major insurance market disputes such as the long running and high profile film finance and leading cases involving claims against insurance brokers.
Simon has a great deal of experience of advising on property damage, product liability and D&O coverage issues, and disputes involving captives and PCCs. He has also acted in high value and complex energy related claims in the UK and abroad.
He is recommended in directories for insurance/reinsurance litigation and professional negligence.   

Position

Partner

Lawyer Rankings

London > Insurance > Insurance and reinsurance litigation

With its strong presence in the UK, U.S and around the world, Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP is frequently instructed on multijurisdictional high-value disputes involving brokers and captive insurance companies. Simon Brooks ‘ varied practice includes coverage disputes, negligence claims against insurance brokers, property damage and BI disputes, product  liability claims and D&O issues. Matthew Allen specialises in international arbitration under the Bermuda form, and is sought after for business interruption claims arising from industrial, commercial and retail interests in Latin America, Turkey, U.S and Europe. ‘Future star‘ principal associate Naz Gauri is active on property, specialty risks and Covid-19 mandates.

London > Insurance > Professional negligence

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP defend high value claims and advises on regulatory investigations involving accountants, insurance brokers and pensions advisors. Simon Brooks  is skilled in high value, complex claims, defending legal, financial and construction professionals. Claire Carroll  defends claims brought against pensions professionals, trustees and advisers. Jennifer Miles, meanwhile, led the firm’s team which reached a settlement on behalf of a former KPMG audit director who had faced an investigation and enforcement proceedings brought by the Financial Reporting Counsel.