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Rowena Williams

Rowena Williams


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Saltire Court
20 Castle Terrace
United Kingdom
Languages English

Rowena is an Associate in the Insurance and Reinsurance Team.

Rowena is dual qualified in Scotland and England & Wales, working with market leading Insurers and their Insureds across a range of sectors and policies. She has experience on advising on claims under professional indemnity policies, both coverage and defence, across a broad range of fields, including architects, engineers, surveyors, independent testers, accountants, IFAs, brokers and IT professionals. Rowena has a particular focus on claims in the construction sector, including advising on property damage, latent defects and CAR policies. 

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  • 2014 – Diploma in Professional Legal Practice, University of Glasgow
  • 2013 – Scots Law LLB, University of Glasgow
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25 May 2020
Scot­tish ap­peal court up­holds de­cision to avoid in­sur­ance policy for lack...
Sum­mary In April 2019, we re­por­ted on Young v Roy­al and Sun Al­li­ance Plc, in which the Scot­tish court found that an in­surer had not waived its right to dis­clos­ure of in­form­a­tion un­der the In­sur­ance Act...
17 February 2020
Ab­use of pro­cess or a second bite at the cherry
The TCC has help­fully re­stated the prin­ciples used to as­sess when a claim can be struck out on the basis that the claimant should have raised their ar­gu­ment in earli­er pro­ceed­ings. The judg­ment builds...
10 December 2019
In­sur­ance: key prin­ciples shed light on struc­tur­al de­fects policies
In con­stru­ing a Max­im­um Li­ab­il­ity Clause (MLC) in a new-build struc­tur­al de­fects policy, the Court of Ap­peal has help­fully re­stated the key rules when in­ter­pret­ing policy word­ings. A new-build block...
11 April 2019
Was the duty to make a “fair present­a­tion” un­der the In­sur­ance Act 2015...
Sum­mary In Young v Roy­al and Sun Al­li­ance plc [2019] CSOH 32 the Scot­tish court found that an in­surer had not waived its right to dis­clos­ure of in­form­a­tion un­der the In­sur­ance Act 2015. The de­cision is...
02 April 2019
Fall­ing between the cracks?
Mid­lothi­an Coun­cil’s claim The ac­tion was raised in re­spect of a so­cial hous­ing de­vel­op­ment in Gorebridge, which was built between 2007 and 2009. On 7 Septem­ber 2013, one of the ten­ants at the de­vel­op­ment...
18 June 2018
Pro­tec­tion for Lead Con­sult­ant as Ap­peal Court re­jects loc­al au­thor­ity’s...
Back­ground In 2005, Bracewell were ap­poin­ted by the Coun­cil as Lead Con­sult­ant un­der a Frame­work Agree­ment for the con­struc­tion of new build so­cial hous­ing across vari­ous sites, each sub­ject to a Build...