Neil Moody QC > 2 Temple Gardens > London, England > Lawyer Profile

2 Temple Gardens
2 Temple Gardens
TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 9AY
England
Neil Moody photo

Position

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. 

Career

Reported cases include: Kalma v African Minerals [2018] (international mass tort action); Oldcorn v Southern Water [2017] (flood); Cooper v Thameside [2016] EWHC (flood); Mueller v Central Roofing [2013] EWHC (construction, fire); Brumder v Motornet [2013] EWCA (insurance, company directors); Hi-Lite v Wolseley [2011] EWHC (fire, product liability); William McIlroy v Quinn Insurance [2011] EWCA (insurance, policy construction); All Leisure Holidays v Europaische Reiseversicherung [2011] EWHC (insurance/ reinsurance); Vicar of Spalding v Chubb Fire [2010] EWCA (product liability, novus actus); CPP v NuWay [2009] EWHC 824 (product liability, explosion); Cordin v Newport CC [2008] EWHC (flooding, Rylands v Fletcher); Haward v Fawcetts [2006] UKHL 9 (professional negligence, limitation). 

Tecbar accredited adjudicator; PNBA accredited adjudicator. 

Times Lawyer of the Week (Jan 2019). 

Memberships

Combar, LCCLBA, PNBA, Tecbar.  

Education

University College, Oxford (1987 MA).

Leisure

Sailing, skiing, architecture.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Professional negligence

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Neil Moody QC2 Temple GardensHe is absolutely brilliant on the technical detail and has an eye for the real issues in a case.

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.

London Bar > Product liability

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Neil Moody QC2 Temple GardensHe is very easy to work with, well respected by clients, astute and gives excellent commercial advice.

London Bar > Insurance and reinsurance

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 4

Neil Moody QC2 Temple GardensAuthoritative, measured and technically gifted, and fantastically reassuring to both client and solicitor alike.