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Aimee Talbot

Aimee Talbot specialises in coverage advice and defence of solicitors' claims.

Aimee handles a range of matters from low value claims through to multi-million pound disputes. She regularly gives coverage advice in D&O matters, acts on coverage and defence in miscellaneous PI claims, and claims against construction professionals.

Aimee has a particular interest in costs, funding and civil procedure and regularly advises on coverage disputes concerning fraud/dishonesty, attachment, aggregation, misrepresentation and non-disclosure.

Relevant work

Shovelar v Lane : acted for the claimants in their successful appeal on costs. The appeal court agreed that the first instance judge had been wrong to apply the probate exception (ie costs payable by the estate where the testator had caused the litigation) where the executors had unreasonably opposed the claim

Phillips & Co (a firm) v Bath Housing Co-operative Ltd : acted for the defendants in an appeal concerning whether a solicitors' un-assessed bill of costs could be acknowledged for the purpose of s29 Limitation Act 1980, so as to extend the limitation period for an action on the bill