"I am highly impressed with her thoroughness. It is apparent that she diligently examines every aspect of the case to develop a strategy."Chambers and Partners 2020
As a key mandate in the construction sector, the ‘focused, committed, diligent and hugely personable’ Anne-Marie Knight successfully defended a client against a claim brought by a design and build contractor arising from the alleged defective design of foundations to several warehouses.Legal 500 2019
Anne-Marie has extensive experience in a wide range of claims, encompassing cases arising from construction professionals, accountants, solicitors and insurers. Sources note: She is very thorough in her analysis. She looks into the details and is able to pull together a strategy.Chambers and Partners 2019
Anne-Marie is a Partner based at Weightmans’ Newcastle office, who specialises in defending professional indemnity claims against a range of professionals. She has 30 years of experience of advising both insurers and their insured professional clients in this field.
Anne-Marie is regularly instructed in relation to claims against traditional professionals, such as architects, engineers, design and build contractors, approved inspectors, cladding designers, asbestos surveyors, building surveyors, solicitors and accountants.
She has also advised in relation to claims against emerging professions, such as process servers and recruitment consultants and has experience of professional disciplinary proceedings, as well as criminal proceedings brought against a professional client.
In addition to defending claims brought against professionals, Anne-Marie is regularly instructed by insurers to advise on policy coverage matters.
Anne-Marie is recommended by the Legal 500 as one of only three Leading Individuals in the North and as one of only five practitioners in Chambers and Partners for the North East and Yorkshire region. She has acquired a reputation for hard work, attention to detail, and excellent client service delivery.
She is an accredited Mediator and has successfully conducted many mediations.