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Insurance Litigation

Key Contacts

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Whatever the nature of the dispute, we won't lose sight of your commercial aims and objectives.

We advise UK and overseas insurers and reinsurers, brokers and corporate insureds on the full range of insurance claims and disputes, including:

  • Coverage issues and policy interpretation
  • Professional liability
  • D&O and financial lines
  • Reinsurance
  • Complex international or multi-jurisdictional disputes
  • Settlement agreements and commutation arrangements
  • Run-off claims and recoveries

Over recent years, we have also significantly developed our practice in the field of construction, engineering and energy sector insurance, where we work alongside the firm's market-leading lawyers in these sectors.   In addition, we are able to offer a formidable cross-border resource when dealing with the increasing number of multi-jurisdictional disputes.

Of course, we don't just handle insurance matters.  We can help you resolve the full range of commercial disputes that might affect your business, whether by mediation, arbitration, litigation or good old-fashioned negotiation.  In addition, we can call upon the extensive dispute resolution experience of the specialists in our property, intellectual property, competition and employment teams.

Whatever the nature of the dispute, we won't lose sight of your commercial aims and objectives.

These are some examples of recent matters in which we have been involved.

  • Acting for a liquidator on a long-running disputes arising out of D&O costs exceeding £2.5m incurred in the US pre and post extradition proceedings.
  • Advising on D&O coverage issues for insured directors facing multi-jurisdictional proceedings.
  • Advising at the time of corporate restructurings on the timing of potential claims against directors and minority shareholder actions.
  • Advising a UK board of a US owned entity on D&O risk mitigation and liaising with US D&O underwriters.