Malcolm Rogers > DWF > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Malcolm specialises in defending claims against professionals and advising insurers.




Malcolm has over ten years’ experience of dealing with claims against professionals and advising insurers in relation to policy cover. He deals with a wide-range of disputes including many complex and technical issues and a number of multi-million pound claims.   

He regularly defends professional negligence claims against a wide variety of construction professionals, such as architects and engineers, as well as solicitors, accountants and brokers.  Malcolm recently acted for a firm of structural engineers in relation to a £30m dispute arising from the allegedly negligent design of the hardstanding area external to a warehouse for a well-known builders’ merchant.  

A significant part of Malcolm’s work includes advising insurers in relation to matters of insurance policy coverage, including the scope of cover available and issues such as notification, aggregation and fraud.

Malcolm also acts for directors and company officers, defending claims arising from alleged breaches of duty.

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Insurance > Professional negligence

DWF‘s professional indemnity team ‘punches above its weight’ and is regularly instructed on multimillion-pound, multi-party disputes. The team has a strong TMT sector focus, advising a wide range of media professionals on negligence claims. Practice head Matthew Reynolds has extensive mediation experience. Grant Walker is a ‘superb litigator’, defending claims against solicitors while Malcolm Rogers provides ‘first class’ defence in claims against construction professionals.