Iain has specialised in defendant insurance litigation for over 25 years and acts for insurers, self insureds and brokers in defence of fraudulent claims. Iain represents two large logistics companies and one of the country's leading supermarkets in defending multiple fraudulent accidents. In addition to civil defence and recovery action, Iain co-ordinates criminal prosecutions arising from such claims.

Cases of note include:

Howlett v Davies and Ageas (2017) – Court of Appeal – fundamental dishonesty and pleadings.
Preskey v Sutcliffe (2013) – Leeds County Court – s5 defence under the Animals Act 1971.
Coles v Hetherton (2011) – High Court – RSA repair network challenge.


Insights Hussain v Lawrence

A reminder was provided to practitioners that directions must be complied with, failing which there may be drastic consequences

Insights Legal Alert: Phantom Passengers and related claims pursuant to Section 57 CJCA 2015

Section 57 CJCA 2015 allows for claims to be dismissed where the claimant has been fundamentally dishonest in respect related claims.

Insights Court of Appeal reviews the meaning of fundamental dishonesty

Ageas and Weightmans successfully defend appeal against a finding of fundamental dishonesty

Insights Private prosecutions

There have been discussions recently on the potential for bringing private prosecutions against those involved in staging RTAs and other types of…

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"Commercially astute". Legal 500 2019

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"Commercially astute".

Legal 500 2019

Iain Davison is "held in high regard by his insurer clients, by other solicitors and by the Bar"

Legal 500 2017

"Iain Davison is ‘held in the highest regard’."

Legal 500 2016
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