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Tim Bull

Tim Bull is an expert in defending solicitors, insurance brokers, trustees, financial services professionals, and offshore financial and corporate service providers. He also specialises in policy coverage advice.

He specialises in insurance and reinsurance disputes with particular expertise in professional indemnity coverage and defence work. 

Tim often advises insurers on coverage aspects relating to such claims, or acts as monitoring counsel on large market disputes. He also advises on policy wordings and regularly speaks on insurance market related topics. He trained at the Prudential where he also gained his ACII.

Directory quotes

"Tim Bull has a deep understanding of professional negligence and professional indemnity insurance. He is pragmatic, engaging and a pleasure to work with." - The Legal 500 UK 2022

Leading Individual - The Legal 500 UK 2021

Leading Individual - The Legal 500 UK 2020 

Listed as a leading individual. - The Legal 500 UK 2018

"Knowledgeable and experienced." - The Legal 500 UK 2015 

Listed in the elite "Leading lawyers" list, - The Legal 500 UK 2015's guide to outstanding lawyers nationwide (Professional Negligence)

‘Vastly experienced' - The Legal 500 UK 2014 


Chartered Insurance Institute (Associate)

Relevant work

Sirius v FAI (House of Lords) - unanimous decision in client's favour relating to Letter of Credit used in reinsurance transaction 

Acts for offshore law firm in a complex negligence action relating to a wealthy property developer.

Acting for English law firm in claim for £140m arising out of a series of offshore trusts.

Various coverage advices to insurers of UK and overseas Financial Institutions

Recently acted on behalf of property damage reinsurers in an arbitration arising out of insurrection in Thailand.