Malcolm specialises in resolving disputes and defending claims against a wide variety of insured professionals, including solicitors, accountants, independent financial advisers, brokers, architects, engineers and design and build contractors.
He also advises insurers in relation to matters of policy coverage and advises excess layer insurers in relation to their obligations and likely liability on complex, multi-million pound claims.
Malcolm always looks for alternative ways to resolve disputes and has settled many claims at mediation. He was also one of the first to use the Professional Negligence Adjudication Scheme to successfully defend a firm of accountants accused of failing to successfully defend a tax enquiry brought by HMRC. The allegations were entirely dismissed and the other side ordered to pay the accountants' outstanding fees and our costs.