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

“We have been extremely impressed with the team’s in depth knowledge and the manner in which the advice is delivered.”
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2017).

“The firm is small and this makes their service very personal.  The team work cohesively and to the advantage of the client.”
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2017).

“Carter Perry Bailey is noted for its “very prompt and professional service, with a very thorough attendance to matters”
(Legal 500 2016).

“Offers both international and domestic clients a highly focused, boutique insurance and reinsurance practice.”
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2015).

“All very well-respected individuals. They've got a good niche for themselves… " What sets Carter Perry apart is that it's the senior lawyers who do the research and do what needs to be done "… Adept in handling a wide range of insurance and reinsurance work, for both domestic and international clients”.
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2014).

Niche firm Carter Perry Bailey LLP has a team of ' seasoned, skilled veterans ' providing an ' excellent, dedicated service '.
(Legal 500 2013).

“…is noted for its considerable expertise on contentious insurance matters”.
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession2013).

“…houses reinsurance specialists who advise some of the key players in the market”.
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2013).

“…is noted for its niche expertise in insurance cases involving fine art and film finance”.
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2013).

“…a boutique firm set up to provide specialist services to the insurance market”.
(Legal 500 2012).

“Active in international work, Carter Perry Bailey LLP is a boutique firm with wide connections in the US, the Middle East and South East Asia. The team has been busy on the marine side”.
(Legal 500 2012).

“…has a niche fine art insurance practice, advising clients such as AXA Art Insurance”.
(Legal 500 2012).

Carter Perry Bailey “handles a range of impressive insurance and reinsurance work for its prestigious client list”.
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2012).

“…this firm has quickly acquired a considerable standing in the market. It specialises in both insurance and reinsurance matters and is considered by clients to be “accessible and greatly knowledgeable”.
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2011).

Recommended for client service: “they manage the client relationship well and are excellent communicators”.
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2012).

“Carter Perry Bailey LLP provides ‘excellent and timely advice’. Its partners are ‘outstanding’, with Bill Perry particularly recommended for reinsurance disputes; Bernadette Bailey for ‘all liabilities and insurance related matters’; Stephen Carter for run-off litigation; and William Sturge for coverage”.
(Legal 500 2011).

“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”.
 (Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2017)

“…has extensive experience in the market and is a seasoned run-off and reinsurance practitioner”.
 (Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2015)

 “…is noted for his experience in matters pertaining to reinsurance, and acts for a range of domestic and international clients. One client describes him as " attentive and thorough, with a very good knowledge of insurance and reinsurance. "”.
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2014)

“…"has great knowledge of the reinsurance business" and his advice is always “appropriate and competent"”.
(Legal 500 2014)

“…is "professional" and "logical" and is recommended”.
(Legal 500 2013)

“…is recognised as a reinsurance specialist, with strong experience on cross-border disputes and marine reinsurance treaty disputes”.
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2013).

“…has real ‘strength of knowledge’”.
(Legal 500 2012).

“…is resourceful and realistic”.
(Legal 500 2012).

“…is noted for his experience in matters pertaining to reinsurance, and acts for a range of domestic and international clients. One client describes him as 'attentive and thorough, with a very good knowledge of insurance and reinsurance.' ”.
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2014).

“Stephen Carter is a popular choice in complex reinsurance disputes. He has been involved in a number of complex international disputes, including several marine reinsurance treaty disputes”.
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2012).

 “The name Stephen Carter carries much weight in the reinsurance world”.
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2011).

“The ‘calm and reassuring’ Stephen Carter and ‘extremely professional’ Bill Perry are recommended”.
(Legal 500 2010)

 “among the most innovative of lawyers”
(Legal 500 2010).

“…focuses on assisting clients facing issues disputes between insurers and insured and arbitrations”.
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2015)

“…conducts both insurance and reinsurance cases, and is a recognised specialist in fine art insurance. According to sources, he is " a charming, hugely impressive lawyer who is able to cut through to the core of very complex matters. "”.
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2014)

“…Bill Perry’s contentious claims expertise encompasses a particular specialism in fine art insurance”.
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2013)

“is recommended”.
(Legal 500 2013)

“Bill Perry shows a ‘great eye for what is commercial and quickly gets to the nub of the issue’. Fine art loss is a particular niche field of his”.
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2012).

“Bill Perry ‘knows the nature of our business very well and understands the pressures we are under’ one client said”.
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2011).

“Extremely professional”
(Legal 500 2011)

“…famed for his general claims practice”
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2010).

 “a consummate operator in the reinsurance world”.
 (Legal 500 2010).

“Bernadette Bailey is “a leading light in her field”, with “impressive knowledgeable and excellent customer service”.
(Legal 500 2016)

“is recommended”.
(Legal 500 2013)

“Bernadette Bailey was also involved in [AGF and WASA v Lexington] … although she is best known for expertise in the direct insurance sphere, where she has advised clients on property damage and personal injury claims. She is considered to be ‘friendly, approachable and understanding’.”
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2012).

“…is recommended”.
(Legal 500 2012).

 “is seen by sources as being ‘clued up on a wide array of complex insurance issues’.”
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2011).

“William Sturge is known for his track record in reinsurance matters”.
(Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2012).

“…provides a powerful intellectual assessment”.
(Legal 500 2012).

“…stands out for his ‘ability to devise and implement strategies’”.
 (Legal 500 2012).

“The level-headed William Sturge ‘is the ideal choice for reinsurance dilemmas’.”
 (Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2011).

“”not afraid of a fight” and “thinks through the law and tactics clearly, and in advance, enabling clients to gain a tactical edge”” (Legal 500 2017).

“”an excellent negotiator and tactician”, “provides calm advice” and “sticks to his guns”” (Legal 500 2017).

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