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Giovanni Cucchiarato

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John is a Partner in the Insurance team and head of the Global Casualty & Property group.

Career

John has over 30 years' experience acting for insurers and reinsurers, handling complex casualty and property claims. In particular he has a specialism in advising on policy coverage issues for both primary and excess layer insurers in respect of national and international risks. He is a CEDR accredited mediator and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

His work spans the jurisdictions, in particular USA, Germany and India. He is an associate member of the American Bar Association, acting for the London insurance market in respect of coverage disputes involving US losses. He is currently representing insurers in a $200 million coverage dispute in Tennessee and advising on losses in a number of US states. He also advises insurers on coverage disputes arising from the supply of products from India. John is a member of the British German Jurists Association and acts for both German and London market insurers in respect of global losses. He is currently advising on a contaminated products claim following a recall in Germany.