Construction professionals, brokers, directors and solicitors turn to Ben Goodier for defence.
Ben regularly acts on a large variety of claims against construction professionals, brokers and solicitors, ranging from the complex, multi-party, high value claims to the lower value and more straightforward.
Major D&O insurers also instruct Ben to give coverage advice, both on commercial and financial institution risks, which often relate to international disputes. As a result of secondments at two major London market insurers, Ben has obtained a detailed understanding of the insurance industry, and speaks regularly on professional indemnity and D&O issues in the insurance market.
Acting for engineers in relation to major settlement problem at a retail site
Defending an architect before the Architects Registration Board following a criminal conviction
Acting for architects in relation to defects in a hotel
Acting for brokers in a multi-million pound claim following a fire at a business premises and refusal by insurers to provide indemnity
Providing policy advice to D&O insurers in relation to a Financial Service Authority investigation in the UK and related civil and criminal proceedings in the US