Fiona Murphy

Senior Associate

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Fiona Murphy

The University of Manchester (Law, LLB Hons: 1st Class)
The College of Law, Chester (LPC: Commendation)

England and Wales 2012


Fiona is a Solicitor in the London Office, specialising in defending claims (whether at pre-action or litigation stages) against a wide variety of professions including solicitors, surveyors, IFAs, accountants and construction industry professionals. Fiona also frequently advises Primary and Excess Layer insurers in relation to coverage disputes arising from a variety of policies including Professional Indemnity and Construction All Risk.

Prior to joining Beale & Co, Fiona trained and qualified at an International firm where she dealt with a large number of claims against surveyors and solicitors (including group-actions) both litigated and pre-action. As such, Fiona is experienced in ADR and litigation.

Fiona also spent a year on secondment with a London Market insurer in their Professional Indemnity Claims team and is familiar with common issues affecting insurers and their clients. Whilst on secondment, Fiona handled claims against a range of professionals, including solicitors, architects, surveyors, accountants and IFAs, both on a delegated authority basis and in complex multi-party disputes, and gained experience on policy coverage, handling claims on Primary and Excess layer policies and as Lead or Follow insurer.

Fiona is a member of the Law Society of England & Wales