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Major loss

We are there for our clients’ customers in their time of greatest need, to provide support, guidance, and advice, and to help to recover and restore their businesses as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Woodgate & Clark manages all types of major and complex losses; material damage and business interruption, third party property damage, injury and domestic. Our team comprises highly experienced and qualified adjusters, supported by internal specialists including surveyors, engineers, counter fraud specialists and forensic accountants.

Total claim cost is rigorously controlled through detailed investigation, effective mitigation, and overall management of all aspects of each and every claim.

To complement the experience, technical expertise and commercial awareness of our own adjusters, we have access to a very wide range of specialist external resources for larger and more technical claims, including:

  • Aerial inspections, drones
  • Agricultural consultants
  • Arborists
  • Business interruption
  • Documentation restoration consultants
  • Drying, restoration and decontamination consultants
  • Environmental and oil contamination consultants
  • Forensic accountants
  • Forensic scientists
  • Fraud and special investigations
  • Glazing specialists
  • Heritage building consultants
  • Legal advisers
  • Marine surveyors and consultants
  • Materials consultants
  • Medical consultants
  • Motor engineers
  • Plant and machinery damage mitigation specialists
  • Rehabilitation and injury management specialists
  • Salvage specialists
  • Structural, mechanical, civil, and electrical engineers
  • Timber specialist consultants
  • Translation and interpretation service consultants
  • Valuation surveyors
Mike Farley

Mike Farley, Director of Client Services


Mike is a director and is responsible for account management and business development. He started working in loss adjusting in 1987 and has held a number of senior management roles. Mike has specialist experience in the real estate market and is a member and past chairman of the Property Investors Committee of the Insurance Institute of London.

Outside of his working life, Mike enjoys gardening, bird watching and listening to music. He also holds a season ticket for Tottenham Hotspur FC where he experiences regular frustration and disappointment.