Fenchurch Law expands claims disputes team

Fenchurch Law has expanded its construction and property claims disputes capabilities with the appointment of Jim Robenalt as senior associate.

Mr Robenalt has over a decade of experience in litigating coverage disputes arising from property damage, bodily injuries, construction defects and environmental liability, working both for and against a number of leading insurers on first and third-party claims. He has also advised on claims notification and claims management issues.

He joins from US law firm Williams Kastner. He holds a dual license to practice in the UK and US and graduated from Cornell University with a BA and earned his law degree at Ohio State Law School.

Commenting on his appointment, Jim Robenalt said: "Fenchurch Law’s commitment to levelling the playing field for policyholders in insurance coverage disputes together with their position in the world’s pre-eminent insurance centre were important factors for me. I was keen to join a dynamic, boutique law firm and so am happy to be part of the team.”

David Pryce, manging partner, Fenchurch Law, added: “Now more than ever it is important for us to continue to invest in building our experience and capabilities. Jim is an important addition to the team, bringing with him a combination of coverage disputes expertise and international insurance law experience. His background in the property and constructions markets will also be valuable to our clients.”

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