Hilary Harrison > DWF > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

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Hilary specialises in Professional Indemnity and Commercial insurance, defending claims against a variety of professionals as well as handling D&O claims for insurers and their insured persons.


Senior Associate


Hilary started her legal career with the niche professional indemnity practice Robin Simon LLP in 2007 and works with the same team of partners specialising in defending claims against professionals and advising insurers on liability and policy coverage issues.

She regularly defends claims against construction professionals, with particular expertise in claims against surveyors, as well as claims against solicitors, insurance brokers and financial professionals (IFAs and accountants). Hilary also has experience of dealing with D&O claims, both in-house whilst on secondment and defending claims in practice.

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Insurance > Professional negligence

(Rising stars)

Hilary HarrisonDWF

The professional negligence team at DWF defends claims against all professionals, with specialisms including high value multi-party cases involving architects and engineers, as well as claims against solicitors, surveyors, insurance brokers, technology and media consultants and accountants. The team has strong relationships with major global and UK insurers and insurance brokers; it is well-regarded for giving ‘clear, commercial and pragmatic’ advice. Andrew MacLeod heads the practice and is well-known for his experience in claims against construction professionals and insurance brokers. ‘Tenacious’ senior associate Hilary Harrison is noted for providing insurers with coverage advice, particularly in relation to D&O insurance.