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



Legal 500 2017

Berrymans Lace Mawer LLP's Warren King and Catherine Hawkins are recommended for their expertise in the property sector, covering areas such as fire, flood and product liability. Clients include RSA, Ageas and Allianz.

Legal 500 2012

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