LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - November 28, 2016) - Sedgwick LLP is pleased to announce that in the Chambers UK 2017 recently released, the firm has been recognized for its London office in the category "Insurance: Contentious Claims - UK-Wide" and for Edward Smerdon, managing partner of the firm's London office. Chambers UK 2017 ranked the firm in Band 5 and Smerdon in Band 4.
Chambers UK noted the insurance team is respected for its international capabilities and for advising clients on significant cross-border disputes, Bermuda Form arbitrations and other multi-jurisdictional concerns. Main areas of specialization include property and casualty insurance claims, professional indemnity, product liability and financial lines. The group is also well-equipped to advise on reinsurance matters. Work highlights include advising internationally recognized insurers on a wide variety of matters.
Chambers UK noted that "Edward Smerdon maintains a strong insurance practice focusing on financial lines, and he is also managing partner of the firm's London office." Sources applaud him as "pragmatic and a good communicator" while also drawing attention to his "very good client skills" and commercial approach. He has been ranked in Chambers UK since 2006.
Chambers guides are the culmination of thousands of in-depth interviews between the directory's research team and law firm clients as well as firm attorneys. Chambers has been ranking lawyers and firms since 1990 and now covers 185 jurisdictions across the globe.
Sedgwick's firm and attorney rankings in Chambers UK 2017 can be found here.
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Sedgwick LLP provides trial, appellate, litigation management, counseling, risk management and transactional legal services to the world's leading companies. With offices in Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Kansas City, London, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Newark, Orange County (Calif.), San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C., and an affiliated office in Bermuda, Sedgwick's collective experience spans the globe and virtually every industry. For more information about Sedgwick, its lawyers and the services it provides, visit www.sedgwicklaw.com.