Peter Fitzpatrick

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Peter Fitzpatrick
Commercial Litigation


Specialist Experience
  • Breach of contract, professional negligence and negligence
  • Property disputes
  • Insurance policy disputes
  • Company and partnership disputes
  • Subrogated claims
  • Liability claims
  • FOS Complaints
  • Mediation and ADR
Admitted as

Solicitor of England and Wales, 1986


College of Law, Chester 1984

Career History

Berrymans Lace Mawer


Peter was a partner with insurance specialists BLM for more than 20 years.  He has extensive experience of advising on all aspects of insurance law both for insureds and insurers and of commercial litigation generally.

He has experience of litigation and arbitration both in England & Wales and overseas.  He has handled claims ranging in value from tens of thousands to millions of pounds.  He has advised both companies and individuals on contractual claims, company disputes, partnership disputes, property claims (including boundary disputes and rights of way claims), and claims against professionals including solicitors, architects, surveyors etc., and shareholders disputes.

He has acted for and against insurers in policy coverage disputes and represented insurers in both recovery and liability disputes.  He has also handled complaints to the Financial Ombudsman Service for both insureds and insurers and advised on the application of the ICOBS rules.

He has considerable experience of conducting mediations and alternative dispute resolution generally.