Hardwicke is the leading Construction All Risks Insurance set. Its practitioners have an unrivalled expertise in Construction and Construction Insurance matters and this complementary skillset gives Hardwicke’s specialist advocates a modern, highly commercial approach to litigation, strategic and advisory work.
The Construction Team is regularly engaged in dealing with CAR disputes on the domestic and international stage. For example, the Construction Team has recently been involved in CAR disputes relating to the development of a Greek power plant, a PFI schools project in the North of England, the deflection of a seawall in the Tasman Sea and sand ingress claims in respect of a wind turbine power generation project in Saudi Arabia, as well as numerous DSU claims.
Joint head of Chambers, Paul Reed QC, is the author of the leading text on the subject, Construction All Risks Insurance (Sweet & Maxwell), with contributions from the Construction Team. Building on the reputation of the original work, the second edition incorporates updates on the Insurance Act 2015 and the Enterprise Act 2016. The CAR book is recognised internationally as the leading practitioners’ text on the subject and has found use in many other jurisdictions, particularly in Pacific rim countries.
Paul Reed QC is also the author of Construction Professional Indemnity Insurance (Sweet & Maxwell) with contributions from the Construction Team. It is the definitive textbook on construction and engineering insurance.