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DLA Piper LLP

Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance

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What the team is known for

Global practice with impressive capabilities in a range of insurance and reinsurance work, with notable strength in aviation and cyber insurance matters. Regularly represents a range of prominent insurance providers and brokers in complex cross-border work. Additional expertise in warranty and indemnity, political risk and marine insurance. Handles a significant amount of work relating to the Lloyd's market.

Strengths

Clients reveal: "They always have time to explain matters, are extremely thorough in their research and reporting, and always provide alternative solutions to issues."

Work highlights

Represented RSA and Nicholie Martine Thomson as the defendants in English High Court litigation brought by CPAM, a body forming part of the French social security system, regarding benefit payments CPAM allegedly made to an injured passenger following a road traffic accident in France in 1997. CPAM claims it is owed reimbursement for past and future sums by RSA as the liable driver's insurer, as well as Ms Thomson as the executor of the driver's estate.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Symons is skilled at handling contentious coverage issues and claims defence, particularly on behalf of reinsurance companies. He has notable expertise in financial lines as well as cyber insurance policies.

Jane Childs often handles insurance disputes concerning financial institutions, including those that arise from claims of mis-selling and market manipulation. She also has notable expertise in D&O and W&I policies.
"She is very technical, with a great attention to detail."

Leon Taylor advises primarily on reinsurance matters, with notable expertise in handling cross-border disputes related to serious aviation disasters and property damage claims.
"He is passionate about going the extra mile and leaves no stone unturned to provide the best advice."

Luke Mooney is an associate who has notable experience assisting with insurance and reinsurance disputes. His expertise includes aviation, property damage and cyber claims, among others.
"He understands the way his clients work, turns things around quickly and has very good international experience." "He is extremely capable, with excellent response times."

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Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance Department

DLA Piper LLP

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160 Aldersgate Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 4HT

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Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance


Andrew Symons
Band 5
Jane Childs
Band 5
Leon Taylor
Band 4
Luke Mooney
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