David Scott

Partner, Horwich Farrelly
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David Scott

Partner, Horwich Farrelly

Biography

David leads an award-winning team that specialises in defending a variety of claims on behalf of not only insurers and self-insureds but also large corporates, high street brands and public sector organisations. Notable cases David has worked on include Jet2holidays v Weir & others in which a family of four were handed suspended sentences after submitting fraudulent holiday sickness claims, and Burnett v Aviva which led to the first ever prosecution by the Attorney General in a case involving insurance fraud. As well as contributing to the media on a wide range of issues affecting the industry, David has appeared on Claimed and Shamed and The One Show. A regular speaker at legal conferences and seminars on subjects such as fundamental dishonesty and QOCS, he also provides in-depth training to clients on how to identify, analyse and combat fraudulent claims.