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Clyde & Co LLP

Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance

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What the team is known for

Enjoys a cast-iron reputation for insurance and reinsurance work, demonstrating an exceptional strength in depth relied upon by some of the biggest names in the industry. Possesses high levels of expertise in the full spectrum of matters from small claims to major losses. Noted in particular for its strong global presence and the ability to provide unparalleled representation in international matters. Provides specialist advice to the Lloyd's market on a range of issues including disputes and new syndicate startups. Particularly adept at handling sizeable claims in the marine, energy and construction sectors.

Foreign desks

Excellent reputation for its expertise in matters concerning Latin American jurisdictions, including Colombia, Brazil and Mexico. Offers a strong network of offices around the region as well as a team of experts based in London including Neil Beresford and Liliana Veru-Torres.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Grant regularly advises insurers and underwriters on disputes relating to specialty lines of insurance, including major political risk and trade credit claims as well as those that concern specie and bloodstock.
"Andrew is very well respected in the political risk space."

Emma Ager has experience with a wide range of both insurance and reinsurance disputes, including Bermuda Form arbitrations. She is skilled in handling claims related to product liability, professional indemnity and D&O policies, among other matters.
"Emma has a very good client base and is a sensible person to have on the other side." "She has a good reputation for Bermuda Form arbitrations."

James Cooper is head of the global insurance practice and has a wealth of expertise in contentious matters involving numerous jurisdictions. He offers particular expertise in claims concerning financial services and D&O policies.
"He is strong on financial institutions work." "He does a good job for his clients."

Mark Wing is frequently instructed by leading insurers to provide advice and expertise on complex coverage and subrogation proceedings related to property damage and product liability.
"He is calm and strategic thinker with strong technical and negotiation skills."

Neil Beresford is particularly active advising on insurance matters concerning Colombia. He represents insurers and reinsurers on a wide range of mandates, particularly with regard to product and environmental liability.

Nigel Chapman has considerable experience advising on both domestic and cross-border insurance disputes. He is a key partner in the firm's energy insurance group and regularly acts for insurers in the sector.
"He is very strong in the energy insurance world."

Timothy Taylor is routinely sought out by insurers to provide advice on highly complex claims arising in relation to marine insurance as well as those that concern energy and construction policies. He is experienced in ADR as well as court proceedings and is an accredited mediator.
"He's massively experienced and knows almost everything there is to know about energy insurance." "He's exceptional."

Toby Rogers adroitly handles a broad spectrum of coverage disputes on behalf of insurers, particularly those arising out of significant property-related and business interruption losses.
"He is commercial and willing to listen and adopt different approaches when trying to get to a point that is helpful for both sides." "Toby provides very solid and useful commercial advice." "He's terrific to work with."

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Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance

Clyde & Co LLP

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Location

St Botolph Building

138 Houndsditch

London

Greater London

UK

EC3A 7AR

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

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Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance


Andrew Grant
Band 4
Emma Ager
Band 5
James Cooper
Band 3
Mark Wing
Band 4
Neil Beresford
Foreign expert for Colombia
Nigel Chapman
Band 3

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