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Neil Moody QC
Property damage and product liability, especially arising from fires, explosions, subsidence and floods. Utilities and construction claims. Insurance and reinsurance: coverage disputes, policy construction, fraudulent and exaggerated claims. Professional negligence: particularly claims against architects, engineers, surveyors, other construction professionals and insurance brokers. International arbitration.
2TG Co-Head of Insurance, Head of Property Damage.
Reported cases include: Kalma v African Minerals  (international mass tort action); Oldcorn v Southern Water  (flood); Cooper v Thameside  EWHC (flood); Mueller v Central Roofing  EWHC (construction, fire); Brumder v Motornet  EWCA (insurance, company directors); Hi-Lite v Wolseley  EWHC (fire, product liability); William McIlroy v Quinn Insurance  EWCA (insurance, policy construction); All Leisure Holidays v Europaische Reiseversicherung  EWHC (insurance/ reinsurance); Vicar of Spalding v Chubb Fire  EWCA (product liability, novus actus); CPP v NuWay  EWHC 824 (product liability, explosion); Cordin v Newport CC  EWHC (flooding, Rylands v Fletcher); Haward v Fawcetts  UKHL 9 (professional negligence, limitation).
Tecbar accredited adjudicator; PNBA accredited adjudicator.
Times Lawyer of the Week (Jan 2019).
Combar, LCCLBA, PNBA, Tecbar.
University College, Oxford (1987 MA).
Sailing, skiing, architecture.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2
The ‘responsive‘, ‘flexible‘ and ‘commercially astute‘ members of the ‘always strong‘ 2 Temple Gardens are experienced in claims against professionals including solicitors and barristers; insurance and financial services advisers; architects and engineers; surveyors and valuers; and other construction and design professionals. Recent highlights of note include Charles Dougherty QC, Isabel Barter and David Thomas acting for a QC in Gaze v HS, a claim concerning the scope of a barrister’s duty to advise, and Neil Moody QC representing the developer of a large residential complex in Ramvel Ltd v Bartlett Plumbing and Countryside Properties, a contractors’ negligence claim relating to the construction of a soil vent pipe system.