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Simon Thomas

Simon has widespread experience of professional indemnity disputes with emphasis on “loss of chance” claims. Over the last 20 years he has acted on behalf of a variety of professionals (and their insurers) to defend claims against solicitors, brokers, accountants, estate agents and a range of construction professionals.

Simon has also completed secondments within the claims teams of 3 leading London market PI insurers where he advised on a range of domestic and international claims.

In addition to his professional indemnity work, Simon has experience of general policy coverage, water damage, theft and property damage claims, acting for both claimants and defendants.

Simon regularly produces articles on insurance and liability-based issues and also provides regular training on a range of litigation / insurance topics.
Contributed to


Outsourcing in insurance—one minute guide
Outsourcing in insurance—one minute guide
Practice notes

This Practice Note provides a high level guide to the key regulatory and practical issues relating to outsourcing in the insurance sector. This outlines the legislation and other rules that apply to insurance outsourcing, including the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000), the roles of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Directive 2009/138/EC, Solvency II, European Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/653, Article 49 of Directive 2009/138/EC, and regulation by Lloyd’s of London. It also covers the impact of Brexit on outsourcing in insurance in the UK.

Practice Area


  • Contributing Author

Qualified Year

  • 1998


  • BILA


  • (LLB Hons) (1994)


  • College of Law (Chester) (1994-1995)
  • University of Essex (1991-1994)
  • Cowbridge Comprehensive (1984-1991)

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