Andrew Miers

Partner, National Insurance Group @ HWL Ebsworth

Andrew Miers, a partner in HWL Ebsworth’s national insurance group, is a risk and claims adviser in the emerging and growing fields of online content, technology and cyber security risks as well as in the more traditional insurance fields of professional, executive and financial risks.  Andrew has a specialist practice in media and technology liability claims, acting in matters concerning liability for online content, defamation, privacy, social media and intellectual property infringement.  Andrew is especially recognised in the insurance industry for his market leading expertise in cyber security risks and insurance.  He has advised insurers on the evolving legal and regulatory landscape for cyber exposures, and assisted insurers in developing insurance products and policy wordings to cover these new risks.  He has also advised insurers on claims processes and breach response protocols.  Having been appointed to a number of insurers’ cyber breach panels, Andrew has handled many cyber incidents, data breaches and claims.  Andrew is a sought after industry speaker on cyber and is widely published as a thought leader in the field.