WSHB is a full-service insurance firm that specializes in providing legal services to the London insurance market. We advise and represent a wide spectrum of London market insurers, reinsurers and intermediaries. WSHB assists the London insurance market with their ongoing evaluation and investigation of claims across a very broad range of policy forms, including property, marine, energy, cyber, commercial general liability, professional liability, employment practice, construction, environmental, directors & officers (D&O), and more.

Our attorneys provide practical advice and guidance to the London market that has been developed over our many years working within the London market. WSHB provides robust legal guidance to the London market via personal counseling of claim handlers and teams, delivery of concise coverage opinions, and also through the efficient and effective prosecution of first-party and third-party coverage litigation. Where appropriate, WSHB also assists with retention and management of local defense counsel for insureds and the oversight of related litigation.

WSHB also provides nationwide support to the London market for an ever-increasing number of catastrophic events. From wildfires to earthquakes, landslides, hurricanes and floods to the recent worldwide pandemic, WSHB’s lawyers are available across the entire United States. We are present in all major markets and are particularly well-situated to assist with rapid response to major events.

Our firm also provides the London market insuring and reinsuring syndicates and companies with wordings advice and assistance handling coverholder, third-party-administrator and cedant audits. We leverage our long experience in the London market and our broad national platform to assist the London market with a wide range of audits, spanning from the single, high exposure claim audits to portfolio audits, investigative audits, comfort audits, pre-commutation audits and more. We also leverage our long and successful track record as defense counsel in a number of fields to provide monitoring advice to London insurers reviewing claims from an excess perspective.


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