Liam O'Connell

Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Liam O'Connell

Liam O'Connell

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Biography

Liam O'Connell is a litigation and dispute resolution lawyer based in London. He specialises in contentious insurance matters, including policy coverage analysis and domestic and international dispute resolution. 

Liam advises clients in respect of major multi-party and cross-border complex disputes relating to professional indemnity claims on behalf of insurance brokers, accountants, surveyors, solicitors and actuaries and their professional indemnity insurers. Liam also advises insurers in the contingency market (cancellation and non-appearance insurance) and is increasingly involved in cyber insurance products. 

Liam’s reputation in the insurance market is recognised by the leading legal directories, with Legal 500 UK 2015 quoting sources as saying he “knows the client’s business well and provides well thought-out, commercial advice”. Chambers & Partners UK 2016 note Liam O'Connell is "extremely good and very thorough", and is praised for the breadth of his practice. Liam was one of the co-authors of the leading English textbook 'Insurance Broking Practice and the Law', the definitive reference source for those who need to understand the legal and practice issues facing insurance brokers in today’s market place. Having worked within an international insurance broking house, Liam provides tailored training to insurance broking houses on risk management.

Prior to joining us, Liam headed the commercial, regulatory and disputes group and sat on the governing board of another leading law firm. 


Professional experience

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  • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales