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Cooley LLP

Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance

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What the team is known for

Operates a robust practice on both sides of the Atlantic, handling insurance run-off and insolvency, as well as reinsurance matters. Notable expertise in product liability claims as well as asbestos-related insurance disputes. Particularly active in complex arbitrations, including Bermuda Form. Acts on behalf of a strong client base featuring a broad array of international reinsurance companies as well as underwriters and Lloyd's syndicates.

Strengths

Sources say: "The team has real strength in depth combined with a global reach which is a huge asset in insurance and reinsurance litigation."

Clients enthuse: "They think outside the box, have extensive business experience and they are insurance-savvy, which helps provide a pragmatic approach to issues."

"They are very strong technically and very service-minded," says a client.

Notable practitioners

David Kendall is senior counsel and a highly respected name in the market, owing to his deep experience handling insurance disputes. He has key expertise in both insurance and reinsurance work, with particular knowledge of Bermuda Form arbitrations.
"David is an expert in his field - he is responsive and provides pragmatic advice."

Mark Everiss represents a strong choice of counsel for clients in the insurance sector, with notable experience handling complex multi-jurisdictional matters. He has expertise in a range of insurance claims as well as handling reinsurance disputes.
"He has an excellent knowledge of the law and the insurance and reinsurance markets. He is also very focused on understanding the clients’ needs and making sure they are met." "He is very easy to work with and extremely diligent."

Richard Hopley is a well-regarded practitioner who focuses his practice primarily on reinsurance. He regularly handles coverage disputes and has considerable experience in arbitration proceedings.
"Richard has an impressive knowledge of insurance and reinsurance law and excellent commercial judgement."

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Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance

Cooley LLP

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Location

22 Bishopsgate

London

Greater London

UK

EC2N 4BQ

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Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance


David Kendall
Senior Statespeople
Mark Everiss
Band 3
Richard Hopley
Band 4