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Fiona Pearson

Fiona Pearson

Senior Associate
Solicitor – admitted 2007

"Fiona Pearson is an  excellent lawyer, her valuable experience on the ‘professional insurer’ side is put to great use on the claimant side. A good instinct about whether claims are viable and wonderful client handling skills, particularly good at reassuring difficult clients." ​
Legal 500 2021 South West

"Fiona Pearson is very easy-going and a pleasure to work with generally; achieves great results for her clients; very hard-working"
Legal 500 2021 London

"Fiona Pearson is experienced, knowledgeable, and is prepared to go the extra mile for her clients."
Legal 500 2020

"Fiona Pearson is a highly experienced and pragmatic lawyer; she is hardworking, great to deal with and always has the interests of her clients at heart."
Legal 500 2020

"Fiona Pearson and Tim Richards stand out for their calmness, tenacity and negotiating skills."
Legal 500 2020

"A pleasure to deal with and extremely practical"
Legal 500, 2018

"I've worked with Fiona on a number of mediations. Her cool, calm, personable style is matched with a fine legal brain and excellent negotiation skills. Her pragmatic and commercial advice to her client also seems well received."
Andrew Fraley, Mediator


Fiona is a Senior Associate in the in the Commercial Litigation team.

Fiona is a commercial disputes lawyer with particular expertise in insurance related issues and professional negligence. She has experience of advising on insurance cover including professional indemnity, product liability, property, and D&O policy wording. In respect of her professional negligence practice, she has acted in a wide range of claims against professionals including solicitors, accountants, surveyors, financial advisors, LPA Receivers, insolvency practitioners and property managers. Fiona is experienced in High Court litigation, arbitration and mediation.

While at her previous firm, Fiona was seconded to a global insurance company as a financial lines claims adjuster.

Prior to her legal career, Fiona was a national press journalist.

Recent Experience

  • Providing coverage advice to a global insurer on aggregation issues arising between the client and the excess-layer insurer relating to a large scale multi-million pound mortgage fraud, successfully resolving the matter at arbitration.

  • Advising insurers on coverage issues and whether the dishonesty exclusion clause could be relied upon to decline cover to a firm of solicitors in relation to over 300 claims brought by a number of mortgage lenders in relation to bulk conveyancing transactions.

  • Acting for a firm of solicitors and its professional indemnity insurers in the joint defence of a lost opportunity personal injury claim against the solicitors and a barrister pleaded at in excess of £1m. Settling the claim through negotiation.   

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