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Sponsors 39 Essex Chambers

39 Essex Chambers


39 Essex Chambers

“Specific knowledge of what the main drivers for insurer clients are”
Credit: Chambers & Partners Guide to the Bar

39 Essex Chambers is consistently rated by the main professional directories as one of the leading Civil Law chambers.

The members provide expert advocacy and advice on coverage and claims across a wide range of insurance policies, such as business interruption, contractors’ risk, employers’ liability, environmental risk, financial and credit risk, fire, flood, life, motor, permanent health, professional indemnity, public liability and war and terrorist risk.

Members are particularly experienced in fraud, personal injury, European directives and travel law, property damage, professional negligence – including construction and engineering, product liability, and clinical negligence.

Chambers has been awarded the Chambers & Partners Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Set of the Year on a number of occasions and is described by Chambers & Partners Guide to the Bar as “one of the Bar’s elite personal injury sets”.


Lindsay Scott
Chief Executive and Director of Clerking
Direct 020 7832 1115
Mobile 07961 531 832
Email lindsay.scott@39essex.com

Alastair Davidson
Senior Clerk
Direct 020 7832 1181
Mobile 07736 154 109
Email alastair.davidson@39essex.com

Ben Sundborg
Practice Manager
Direct 020 7832 1179
Mobile 07921 880 668
Email ben.sundborg@39essex.com

For more information visit our website www.39essex.com.

Sponsors ExamWorks

ExamWorks Investigation Services


ExamWorks Investigation Services

ExamWorks Investigation Services is the new name for UK investigations following the consolidation of AGS Risk Solutions, iValidate and Insight. ExamWorks Investigation Services is a leading claims investigation company providing the insurance, banking, retail and defendant legal sectors with a range of innovative and cost effective services.

ExamWorks Investigation Services is part of the wider Premex Group and global Examworks family which is made up of a committed team of industry specialists. We aim to help our customers grow through the provision of an outsourced range of fast and efficient services.

Services include liability investigations, fraud detection, screening, surveillance and cognitive interviewing. ExamWorks Investigation Services’ national field force of employed and licenced investigators provides the twin assurances of accuracy and compliance.

  • Quality Investigations that add value to the claims process
  • Industry leader in SIA accreditation and licensing
  • Employed field force of claims investigators
  • Full suite of desktop and field products tailored to your needs
  • Strict adherence to service level agreements
  • Secure and innovative technological infrastructure
  • Strict governance and compliance policies

We understand that no solution can be a one size fits all, as this will vary due to the demands of the case, or the needs of the particular customers.

We continually invest in its innovative IT infrastructure and have developed a range of online services in order to deliver convenient and efficient solutions for customers. Our flagship online system is Go!, an instant and cost effective investigation service for EL, PL, RTA and creditor claims.

To find out more information about any of the services offered by ExamWorks Investigation Services please contact Ann Lomax on ann.lomax@examworks-is.co.uk.

Sponsors Hawkins




Working together with FOIL
Hawkins are a team of forensic scientists and engineers who investigate incidents and losses including fires, explosions, accidents and engineering problems.

Amongst the many incidents we investigate are:

  • Fire and Explosion
  • Engineering
  • Escapes of Water, Gas and Fluid
  • Road Traffic Accidents
  • Personal Injury
  • Contamination and Pollution
  • Fraud
  • Crime

If you do not see the particular type of incident that you are dealing with listed above, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

If the matter is urgent and you need advice you are welcome to call our 24 hour answering service on 01223 420400. We will be happy to put you in touch with the appropriate expert who can help you.

We provide a wide range of forensic investigation services and can take an investigation from scene to court if required.

  • Full investigation and report
  • Litigation support
  • Giving evidence in court
  • Forensic Preview
  • Claims validation service
  • General advice

We always aim to tailor the investigation to your needs, so if you want a brief, preliminary investigation we can do that. In addition, you are always welcome to call one of our experts for an informal, confidential chat with no commitment. We will be happy to tell you what we can do to help.

For further information please visit www.hawkins.biz.

Sponsors No5 Barristers Chambers

No5 Chambers


No5 Chambers

One of the most progressive and forward-thinking barristers chambers in the country.

With offices in Birmingham, London, Bristol and the East Midlands we are well placed to provide expertise at all levels throughout the UK and overseas. We are one of the largest sets of barristers’ chambers in the UK with over 230 members including 27 Queens Counsel. Our growth and reputation can be attributed to a structured recruitment process, with quality of tenants rather than quantity at its core. Our forward-thinking approach and flexibility to change to market needs has enabled us to attract well-known and respected professionals to the Bar, including partners from leading solicitors firms and senior members of other professions, for example; a former neuro surgeon, dentist, doctors, engineers and members of the armed forces, all of whom have brought new skills to the respective groups they have joined. We are able to accept work on a public access basis and have invested a great deal of time and resources to ensure that our services are easily accessible to the general public, offering clients direct and immediate access to the wealth of expertise offered by our members.

Areas of expertise:

Administrative & Public Law, Agriculture & Rural Affairs, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Banking, Finance and Credit & Financial Services, Clinical Negligence, Commercial & Chancery, Commercial Litigation, Company & Partnership, Coronial Law, Costs & Litigation Funding, Court of Protection, Crime, Criminal Fraud & Proceeds of Crime, Education Law, Employment, Estates, Trusts & Tax Family, Fraudulent Insurance Claims, Immigration, Asylum & Nationality, Industrial Disease, Insolvency, Insurance, Intellectual Property & IT ,International Arbitration & Trade, International Law & Human Rights, International Travel, Litigation, Judicial Review/ High Court Challenges, Mediation, Misconduct & Compliance, Personal Injury, Planning & Environment, Prison Law, Professional Negligenc,e Property, Regulatory & Licensing, Sports and Media Law, Technology & Construction

Want more information?

Contact laurence.besemer@foil.org.uk.

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