Insurance Law Group
The Westwater Advocates Insurance Law Group brings together Westwater Advocates practising in insurance law and experienced in advising on policy cover. The Group consists of members with relevant specialist knowledge and expertise. The Group provides a forum for the development of the interests of its members in this area and for them to share their accumulated knowledge. Members of the Group are available to provide relevant and tailored training to legal firms and other professionals involved in Insurance Law.
The members of the Group are:
Nick Ellis QC
Nick has wide experience over many years advising and appearing for both insurers and insured in relation to disputes about the existence of, meaning of and cover provided by insurance policies. He also has experience advising on and litigating in respect of Motor Insurers Bureau Agreements.
Greg was a Solicitor in private practice for over 15 years prior to calling to the Bar in 2001. During that time Greg’s practice was for insurers (either directly or working with legal expenses insurers). Since calling to the Bar Greg has advised on fire, flood and critical illness claims including policy interpretation. Greg was one of the Counsel in the leading case of Cuthbertson-v-Friend’s Provident Life Office  CSOH 74.
Ken was a partner with one of Scotland’s leading insurance practices for over 20 years and has now been at the Bar for about 5 years. While a solicitor he had wide experience of all forms of litigation including personal injury, medical negligence and insurance law, acting mostly but not exclusively for defenders. Since coming to the Bar he has continued to practice in this field.