Clifford Chance acts for clubs on insurance claim

Law firm instructed by 20 clubs including Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham



Clifford Chance has been instructed by a group of English football clubs – including Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham – in a multi-party action brought against insurance companies Allianz, MSAmlin, Aviva Insurance, CNA Insurance, Zurich Insurance and Liberty, according to reports.


The claim is understood to relate to Covid business disruption, according to City A.M., which quotes The Lawyer as its source.


The group of 20 claimants are: The Arsenal Football Club; Arsenal Stadium Management Company; Arsenal Women Football Club; Highbury Holdings; Aston Villa Football Club; Aston Villa FC; Aston Villa Foundation (a private limited company incorporated by guarantee);The Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club; Albion In The Community (a private limited company incorporated by guarantee); CPFC; Leicester City Football Club; The Liverpool Football Club and Athletic Grounds; Liverpool FC Foundation (a private limited company incorporated by guarantee); Liverpool Women’s FC; Tottenham Hotspur Football & Athletic Co; Tottenham Hotspur Football Co; Tottenham Hotspur Women Football Club; Tottenham Hotspur; TottenhamHotspur Stadium; and West Ham United Football Club.


It is understood Slaughter and May is representing Aviva Insurance, with DAC Beachcroft representing Allianz, MSAmlin and Liberty. RPC has been instructed by CNA Insurance and Zurich Insurance is being advised by Clyde & Co.