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David Coupe

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Practice Areas

David has been practising corporate commercial law for many years, principally around the London and Lloyd’s insurance market. Prior to founding EC3 Legal, he has been a partner at two of the best known London insurance and commercial legal practices. He advises and supports insurance brokers, underwriting agents, MGAs and other service providers, and those looking to invest in the market including venture capital funds, business angels and (re)insurers.

Professional Memberships

David is a founder of the Managing General Agents’ Association (MGAA) and sits on their regulatory and compliance committee, and has regular contact with the UK Financial Conduct Authority (the UK regulator of brokers and insurance agents) in such capacity.

Career

David Coupe has been practicing for over 30 years, principally around the London and Lloyd’s insurance market. He is a founder member of the Managing General Agents’ Association (the UK trade industry for MGAs representing £3.1bn of insurance capacity) and remains an ex officio board member and FCA liaison. He is also on various consultative bodies in the industry including at Lloyd’s, and speaks and writes frequently on various issues about the UK intermediated industry.

Personal

David is an avid sportsman, still playing hockey, returning to cricket, and even sometimes playing golf (when permitted).