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Joe Bryant
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Helping solicitors, brokers and construction professionals facing claims, Joe Bryant is a seasoned insurance lawyer.

Joe's practice spans the full spectrum of firms and issues, from complex corporate and tax litigation on the one hand, to conveyancing and estate planning disputes on the other. He is routinely instructed on behalf of top 100 law firms and sole practices alike. Joe has particular expertise in relation to solicitors disciplinary and regulatory matters. 

On the construction and brokers side, Joe acts predominantly for large national firms and networks, and has been involved in a wide range of claims both nationally and internationally.

Joe speaks and writes widely on professional indemnity issues in the insurance market, and co-wrote leading textbook "Insurance Broking Practice and the Law".

Directory quotes

Joe Bryant is recognised for acting in claims against both legal professionals and individuals in the construction industry. One interviewee says: "He is an excellent lawyer and I have never been disappointed in his work." -  Chambers UK 2019

He is skilled at seizing the right moment to offer pragmatic solutions, while others describe him as "very personable and approachable." - Chambers UK 2018

Joe Bryant handles a wide range of claims spanning the legal, insurance and construction sectors. Sources recognise him as "one of the key individuals" in the field and note in particular his strength in dealing with actions against surveyors. - Chambers UK 2017 

Joe Bryant is lauded by sources for his reputation in the insurance industry, with interviewees noting him as a "very approachable and user-friendly" lawyer who "knows what insurers want and how to deliver that." He specialises in defending insurers to major companies on claims against solicitors, brokers and construction professionals. - Chambers UK 2016

"An excellent people person, a really good communicator and technically strong" - Chambers UK 2015

Memberships

Accredited Mediator (ADR Group)

Relevant work

Limitation - S.14A Limitation Act 1980 "Date of Knowledge"

Haward v Fawcetts - House of Lords (2006)