Sedgwick London Receives High Marks From The Legal 500

Sedgwick News
October 2017

Sedgwick’s London office, Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold LLP, and seven Sedgwick London lawyers were recognized in the recently released The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2017.

In the “Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation” category, Sedgwick London was ranked in Tier 3, with a note that the office predominantly acts for London, Bermuda and Lloyd’s market insurers. In the summary, a significant case handled by partner Mark Kendall and San Francisco-based partner Bruce Celebrezze was recognized. Also recognized were office managing partner Edward Smerdon, and partners Karen Morrish, Tristan Hall and Duncan Strachan. Associates Lucy Dyson and Sarah Hennessy were listed as “up-and-coming.”

Sedgwick London was also ranked in the category of “Professional Negligence” insurance. The summary mentions that Sedgwick London acts for insurers in a range of professional negligence cases, primarily those involving companies in traditional sectors, but is increasingly handling disputes pertaining to cyber liability issues. It recognized Karen Morrish, Tristan Hall and Edward Smerdon in this category.

The Legal 500 is a ranking firm that publishes nine guides each year. The ranking process includes reviewing the submissions provided by law firms and contacting clients and references. In each final guide, firms are ranked according to location and practice area, and leading individuals in each field are listed. Every firm ranked — and every individual mentioned — in The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2017 are recommended.