Ross Baker

Experience

  • Ross is a London partner who specialises in professional indemnity and directors and officers (D&O) liability insurance with a focus on claims against D&O's, accountants, property consultants, mortgage and insurance brokers and solicitors.
  • Advising the professional indemnity insurers of a surgeon on coverage and allocation of claims in a £37M settlement fund for over 750 claimants. It involved a variety of coverage issues and complex settlement arrangements requiring the approval of the High Court.
  • Defended numerous claims involving allegations of breach of warranty of authority, fraud, misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty and negligence.
  • Acted on high profile coverage instructions in relation to high value and complex claims. Recently these include coverage advice in relation to claims in excess of £100m against a top tier UK accountant. He also provides on-going advice to insurers in relation to hundreds of investor claims involving tax mitigation schemes.
  • Ross has been recommended in Legal 500 for London insurance, and was recently noted as a "standout individual".

Membership/appointments

• Forum of Insurance Lawyers’ Sector Focus Team for Professional Indemnity (London Market)  

Contact Details


+44 20 7865 8500
ross.baker@blmlaw.com
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Testimonials


For London Insurance & Reinsurance Litigation which noted in the 2019 edition that he is a "professional negligence expert" who "specialises in professional indemnity and D&O liability insurance" and is "a modern litigator who gets excellent results" and "an insurance and reinsurance coverage expert with superb people skills".

Legal 500 2019

For London Insurance & Reinsurance Litigation Ross is recommended and it notes that he “works on professional indemnity claims arising from personal injury accidents, data breaches, medical incidents and frauds.”

Legal 500 2020

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