Warren King


  • I qualified as a solicitor in 2001, promoted to associate in 2006 and made partner in 2010.
  • I specialise in property damage claims acting on behalf of insurers, focusing on major loss claims involving fires, floods and explosions.
  • In addition I have extensive experience in pursuing and defending claims against general contractors and bringing subrogated claims against professionals such as architects, engineers, project managers and specialist design sub-contractors.
  • My work also encompasss policy coverage advice and I regularly advise insurers on policy interpretation, breach of warrantise and non-disclosure issues in respect of first party property damage, PL liability policies and CAR policies.
  • I am a keen proponent of ADR including mediation and early neutral evaluation seeking early resolution to disputes where possible.

Reported cases

  • Representing a co-claimant in a £120million warehouse fire.
  • Representing a claimant in a £10million waste recycling explosion claim.
  • Representing a claimant in respect of a £2million fire claim in a music venue.
  • Defending a vehicle distributor against a £2.2million vehicle fire claim.
  • Successfully defending at trial a developer of high end residential apartments in West London arising out of alleged building defects.
  • Advising an insurer on a £1million insurance dispute involving a non-disclosure and a fraudulent device.
  • Advising an insurer on a £7.3million insurance dispute concerning scope of cover under a property policy.

Contact Details

+44 20 7865 3332