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Doré Green

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“His thoroughness and attention to detail is second to none"

Legal 500 2022

"The go-to counsel for complex matters"

Chambers UK 2022

"He is extremely user friendly"

Legal 500 2022

“An outstanding intellect"

Legal 500 2021

“A fiercely intelligent advocate with piercing insight"

Legal 500 2021

"His knowledge, expertise and organisational skills are excellent"

Chambers UK 2021

"A terrific barrister to have on your side"

Legal 500 2021

"Very considered in his approach and very scientifically minded"

Chambers UK 2020

"A formidable opponent with an encyclopaedic knowledge of the law"

Chambers UK 2020

"A master of detail"

Chambers UK 2019

"Meticulous in his preparation and leaves no stone unturned"

Chambers UK 2018

“thorough and very bright...”

Legal 500 2018

" insurance specialist with a science background, who is good for highly technical insurance and property damage disputes."

Chambers UK 2017

“Incredibly thorough"

Chambers UK 2016

"Highly intelligent"

Legal 500 2015

Practice Overview

Doré specialises in insurance, professional indemnity and product liability work. He is widely regarded for his thoroughness, attention to detail, and sound commercial judgement.

Doré has acted both for insurers in subrogated recovery claims and for indemnity insurers, in particular construction professionals. He regularly appears in the TCC. He is also widely experienced in coverage disputes, contentious technical issues on proximate cause of loss, policy avoidance for non-disclosure, fraudulent claims (including exaggeration) and inter-insurers claims. He acts for most of the leading insurers.

Doré’s product liability practice is largely insurance-driven and encompasses a very broad range of product liability claims.

The principal focus of Doré’s professional indemnity practice has been in claims for and against construction professionals (especially engineers and designers) and for and against valuers (defective buildings – commercial and domestic).

He has also acted against brokers, including Lloyd’s brokers (eg concerning coverage and notification), and for insurers against loss adjusters.

Insurance & Reinsurance

Doré has considerable expertise in claims raising complex technical issues, in particular claims relating to fires, floods, subsidence and landslip and other nuisance and statutory based forms of liability and raising complex design, engineering and geotechnical issues. In all these areas he has acted both for insurers in subrogated recovery claims and for indemnity insurers, in particular constructional professionals. He regularly appears in the TCC.

In insurance and reinsurance work Doré has considerable experience in coverage disputes, in particular policy wording and policy construction, breach of warranties, scope of cover, and claims raising contentious technical issues on the proximate cause of loss. He routinely acts in litigation arising from policy avoidance for non-disclosure, and fraud (both fraudulent claims and fraudulent exaggeration) in particular in the context of fire claims. He has acted for most leading insurers in all these areas. He has also acted in claims inter-insurers arising from double insurance.

Professional Negligence

In professional indemnity the principal focus of Doré’s practice has been in claims for and against construction professionals, in particular engineers and design professionals; and for and against valuers in claims relating to defective buildings – both commercial and domestic.

He has also acted in claims against brokers, including Lloyd’s brokers, in particular relating to coverage and notification, and for insurers in claims against loss adjusters.

Property Damage

Specialises in Property Damage and related claims.