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Insurance and Reinsurance Disputes

We advise insurers, reinsurers and their clients on all aspects of insurance and reinsurance disputes arising from familiar and new challenges facing all sides the insurance industry. We handle everything from professional indemnity claims, product liability, Directors and Officers cover and coverage disputes to specialised policy claims or coverage issues, including W&I and cyber insurance.

Notable deals and highlights

  • We represented a bank in a multi-party LCIA arbitration to help it recoup credit crunch losses, either from credit insurers or from the counterparty.
  • We advised an underwriting agent om their responsibilities toward the risk carrier when a dispute arose out of a property loss.
  • We represented an insurer in a dispute against French brokers related to the payment of commissions and indemnities.
  • We helped a life insurance client dispose, through mediation, of a claim for mis-selling a financial product after the customer rejected the decision of the ombudsman.
  • We assisted an insured in successfully recovering losses from its reinsurers in respect of a North Sea oil field sub-sea pipeline buckling claim.
  • We advised art financiers on insurance protection in respect of a loan agreement.
  • We advised wind farm owners and developers in respect of an insurance claim flowing from delay to the EPC construction under a DSU cover.
  • We advised a Big Four accountancy firm on its Asia-wide insurance programme taking into account GDPR issues as processor.

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