Harriet is an Associate in the Kennedys Dubai office. Harriet qualified as a Solicitor for England and Wales in 2018 and joined the Kennedys global Property, Energy & Construction team in 2021. Harriet qualified in 2018, with an insurance firm in London.
Harriet specialises in advising insurers on coverage, defence and subrogated claims.
Harriet began her career gaining experience in a wide-range of professional indemnity insurance disputes, including construction, D&O, financial lines and aviation. With time and experience, Harriet focussed her practise towards property and construction disputes, and now supports, advises and represents insurers and their insureds in litigated and pre-litigated claims.
Since her move to Dubai, Harriet has also had the opportunity to represent insurers in on and off-shore disputes, involving laws of the middle-east and England & Wales.
Harriet is currently assisting a major insurer in its review and coverage advice relating to Covid-19 and business interruption claims.
In addition to working abroad, Harriet had the opportunity to experience life and claims handling in-house, when she was seconded to a global insurer for over six months in 2021. Whilst acting as a claims handler, Harriet worked with insureds, lawyers and experts from across the globe and was part of a team driving forward a multi-million dollar energy claim in South America.