Holmes have an outstanding fifty-year track record of dealing successfully with a wide range of construction and engineering matters for insurers, loss adjusters and corporates.
We are instructed to advise on coverage, to defend liability claims and to undertake subrogated recovery actions on behalf of insurers and their insureds. We act along the whole contracting chain, representing the insurers of employers, main contractors, and sub-contractors, as well as architects, engineers, and surveyors. In relation to employers’ liability (EL) and public liability (PL) personal injury construction claims, we deal with low value to catastrophic injury claims. We also advise insurers on coverage issues, contractual obligations and claims under contractors all risk (CAR) and employers all risk (EAR) policies, as well as supporting policyholders with warranty reviews, on-site training and help with the development of risk management and improvement programmes. We have strong expertise in choice of jurisdiction and applicable law disputes Our lawyers are seasoned in resolving disputes through litigation, mediation, and arbitration.