Richard Booth specialises in defending professional and financial services firms. He also provides insurance coverage advice. Much of his work has an international aspect.Richard acts for insurance intermediaries, insolvency office holders, lawyers and offshore corporate service providers. Before joining RPC Richard worked in the London office of an insurance-focussed US law firm. He has been seconded twice to London Market insurance companies.
Advising a London Market insurance Cover Holder in connection with a multi million pound claim for breach of binding authority.
Acting for the former Joint Administrators (partners in a global restructuring firm) of a major UK football club in a £25m dispute.
Acting for insurers in connection with claims against lawyers/professional trustees located in the Bahamas.
Advising insurers on policy coverage issues relating to claims against offshore corporate service providers located in Guernsey and Jersey.
Advising insurers on policy coverage issues relating to claims by an insolvent law firm's liquidators against a Gibraltar subsidiary of a UK headquartered international accountancy firm.