CPB recognition in Chambers Guide and Legal 500

Our expertise has been recognised by both Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession and Legal 500.

"The team at Carter Perry Bailey has a deep understanding of insurance law, and all its advice is practical and commercially sound."

"The team offers good availability and responsiveness, with clear communication."

'The team as a whole is extremely knowledgeable, practical and turnaround times are excellent.'

'Small specialist firm, excellent depth of insurance experience. Sensible billing rates and very responsive service. Good use of technology makes interactions across channels effective.'

Any party wishing for a great legal team focused on the insurance, reinsurance and broking industry would be wise to consult with Stephen Carter and his colleagues. Their combined knowledge of the industry and the participants in it, enables them to best assist clients with expert legal advice.'

'absolutely first rate on insurance and reinsurance and professional negligence'

'A great team, which is unusually partner-led in a much truer sense than most law firms. You can be sure your case will be given the attention it requires by someone who really understands the issues. They are absolutely first rate on insurance and reinsurance and professional negligence. An amazing boutique firm.'

'They are a small but very experienced and knowledgeable firm in this area of who provide a first-rate service and are extremely friendly and pleasant people to deal with.'

'A deep understanding of their clients' market. Straightforward, commercial advice and always with the client's best interests at heart.'

'Experienced lawyers who are very open minded and able to listen to others' opinions and needs'

"The 'highly specialised' Carter Perry Bailey LLP stands out for its international expertise in a wide range of matters

"Carter Perry Bailey is one of the best when it comes to reinsurance disputes"

"Deep understanding of the insurance market practices. Fantastic ability to navigate through complex issues and come up with a solution."

"'boutique firm that offers a bespoke service' and it stands out for its 'attention to detail"'.

"The team is excellent; it has senior and very experienced individuals managing cases, helping the client to get the very best results possible."

"…'very knowledgeable and responsive' team at niche insurance firm Carter Perry Bailey LLP, based in the heart of London's insurance and reinsurance market, is 'top class', but its real selling point is 'the expert and approachable founding partners'…"

'What Stephen Carter doesn't know about litigation within the insurance and reinsurance market, probably isn't worth knowing.'

Stephen Carter demonstrates great client empathy, attention to detail and a strong resolve to achieve the very best outcome for the client.'

Stephen Carter - easy and pleasant to work with, very analytical, great capability to provide deep expertise and opinion even in spontaneous discussion. When it comes to international reinsurance, often lawyers have either good grasp of the academic side or grasp of the practical business aspects, but rarely both. To find a lawyer who has command of both is a rare treat. Stephen was immediately on point without needing any further introduction to either practices or the theory and I see him as a thought-leader in his field.'

'Stephen Carter - excellent professional, but at the same time kind

Stephen has a uniquely thorough knowledge of insurance law, and practice, and is both robust and pragmatic.

'Stephen Carter - a veteran in the re/insurance sector. Combines great knowledge/experience with commercial understanding.'

"Stephen Carter knows everything there is to know about insurance and reinsurance"

"Stephen Carter provides clear unambiguous advice, is patient, prepared to listen and determined to get to the source of an issue"

"… is a highly regarded lawyer with a focus on reinsurance."

"Bill Perry is a superb lawyer as well as Stephen Carter. They are up to date, easily contactable, and one step ahead from competitors on strategy"

"…. over 30 years' experience in the sector, specialising in reinsurance and insurance coverage, including international arbitration, litigation and (re)insurance contract drafting…"

"Stephen Carter has many years' experience advising on insurance concerns, and is particularly adept at reinsurance work. Clients appreciate his "extremely forensic" approach and say that he is "very precise and responsive""

"Superb' senior counsel Bill Perry specialises in fine art insurance, international litigation and arbitration."

"Bill Perry is a superb lawyer as well as Stephen Carter. They are up to date, easily contactable, and one step ahead from competitors on strategy"

'Bernadette Bailey continues to impress.'

Bernadette Bailey ensures 'no stone is left unturned'.

Bernadette Bailey, aggressive and determined but always very conscious when to start negotiating an out of court solution. A very rare but useful mix.'

'Bernadette Bailey is always heavily personally invested in delivering a positive outcome for her clients. Whether seeking to resolve a dispute, or building and presenting a case for trial, no stone is left unturned. Whatever the circumstances Bernadette never loses sight of the bigger picture and seeks to achieve a commercial result that best meets the objectives of the client.'

"Bernadette Bailey is always available to give her unparalleled advice on any matter, large or small."

'The standout individual for professional negligence is Mark Aizlewood. He is a real fighter - happy to take on the difficult points as well as the clear ones. A true star.'

'Mark Aizlewood is a real gem, giving considered, economic professional indemnity advice on claims of any size. He comes across as really caring about the outcome and is a pleasure to work with.'

'Mark is a softly-spoken fighter, who you would want in your corner; he is excellent for both straight insurance, and professional negligence.'

"Mark Aizlewood is exceptional. A real fighter who has his clients' backs and can be relied upon to leave no stone unturned"

"Mark Aizlewood is simply excellent, very thorough and he thinks through the law and tactics clearly and in advance, enabling clients to gain a tactical edge."

""not afraid of a fight" and "thinks through the law and tactics clearly, and in advance, enabling clients to gain a tactical edge""

"Simon Thomas is very organised and hardworking"

"…'maximises his client's position in every case, even the most legally and technically complex; he remains calm under fire and always has a good solution to a problem'…"

""an excellent negotiator and tactician", "provides calm advice" and "sticks to his guns""

'Helen Tilley is the foremost legal expert in protection claims in our view'

'Helen Tilley has excellent communication skills, attention to detail and a deep knowledge of insurance law. Helen is our go-to resource for both disputes and general advisory work.'

Helen Tilley is another authority on Life, Accident & Health insurance.

'Helen Tilley is a very capable and experienced specialist in life and health insurance.'

"I would like to recommend Helen Tilley, who has had career-long experience working at the highest level in life, critical illness and income protection insurance, with a formidable reputation in this very specialised insurance field."

"Samantha Zaozirny [is] very responsive, sharp, trustworthy, and always willing to think laterally."

"William Sturge and Samantha Zaozirny are very responsive, sharp, trustworthy, and always willing to think laterally."

"… experienced in insurance and banking professional indemnity work…"

About Us

Carter Perry Bailey LLP is a specialist law firm, practicing in both contentious and non-contentious insurance and reinsurance, commercial litigation and arbitration and trust & fiduciary disputes.

Our Contacts

Carter Perry Bailey
10, Lloyd's Avenue
London
EC3N 3AJ

+44 20 3697 1900

+44 20 3697 1911