Jenny Jeapes


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Jenny Jeapes

Nottingham Law School, LLB
College of Law Bloomsbury, LPC

England and Wales 2011


Jenny is an Associate in the London office and advises on a wide range of professional indemnity matters, with particular experience in defending claims against solicitors, surveyors, IFAs and brokers. Jenny also has experience in dealing with claims against construction professionals such as architects and engineers. Jenny 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, Jenny trained and qualified as a solicitor at a UK law firm, prior to its merger with a global law firm in 2013, where she dealt with negligence claims against a variety of professionals both in litigation and pre-action. Jenny is also experienced in various methods of alternative dispute resolution.

Jenny has spent time on secondment with two international insurers in their Professional and Financial Lines Claims team, where she handled claims against a range of professionals, both on a delegated authority basis and in multi-party disputes. During this time, Jenny also handled claims against Directors and Officers and Financial Institutions both in the UK and overseas. Jenny gained significant experience on policy coverage, handling claims on Primary and Excess layer policies, as Lead or Follow insurer, and as part of a consortium.