Who we are
Darren is the founding partner of Fortitude Law and has more than 20 years’ experience as a solicitor and focuses on providing commercially effective solutions to all his clients. He specialises in Insurance Law; Product Liability and all types of Professional Liability including Medical Negligence.
Darren has been a private practice lawyer within London law firms (and as partner since 2002), and also as an in-house counsel for AIG in New York where he was Assistant General Counsel, in London for Tawa Management Ltd as Deputy General Counsel, and at Chubb Insurance Company of Europe S.E. as the UK & Ireland Professional Liability/Directors & Officers, Technology, Media & Intellectual Property Claims Manager and UK & Ireland Litigation Manager.
Darren has considerable experience of successfully dealing with claims involving defective products manufacturers and all types of professional service suppliers including medical practitioners, solicitors, accountants, IT and media consultants, insurance brokers, architects and surveyors. He has unique and extensive know how of resolving these types of disputes through the courts, in arbitration, at mediation and by negotiation.
In recent years, Darren has developed specific expertise & experience in medical negligence claims relating to Mesh Implant Surgeries.
Past success stories range from: Advising a Technology Company and successfully settling a claim made against it by its client for damages and losses arising from the allegedly inadequate performance of a piece of software with associated bespoke changes provided under contract totalling in excess of £15m; – to – Dealing with a defamation claim in the UK and subsequent $25m loss of profit claim in the US against a UK television broadcasting company by a US agency in respect of a programme broadcast alleging internal mismanagement and exploitation by senior executives; – to – Winning substantial multi-million pound damages for an individual client in respect of losses sustained and valued at over £10m as a direct result of negligence by his former solicitors.
Details of the other Key Individuals at Fortitude Law will be added soon.