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Peter MacDonald Eggers QC

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Strengths

Peter MacDonald Eggers QC
A go-to silk for high-value insurance and reinsurance matters. He is involved in a wide array of international cases arising from complex issues such as piracy, trade sanctions and natural disasters. MacDonald Eggers has further expertise in insurance disputes relating to the financial, construction and energy sectors.
"Pragmatic and user-friendly." "Very intelligent, with a very calm and measured manner."
Recent work: Acted for hull insurers in a claim against the assureds and the mortgagee bank for the recovery of claims proceeds on the ground that the assureds had procured the loss of the insured vessel 'Atlantik Confidence' by wilful misconduct.

Strengths

Peter MacDonald Eggers QC
Well-reputed silk with a far-reaching arbitration practice. He acts as both counsel and arbitrator and is experienced in LCIA, ICC, SIAC and LMAA arbitrations, among others. He has particular expertise in insurance and shipping disputes.
"Really clever." "He's a great advocate with superb delivery and a calm demeanour."
Recent work: Advised excess insurers as to their rights in connection with international arbitrations against an insured in the UAE.

Strengths

Peter MacDonald Eggers QC
A dynamic commercial barrister with capability across shipping, commodities, insurance and energy matters among other areas. He has experience in piracy, sanctions, charter party and sale of goods disputes as well as a niche specialism in losses caused by natural disasters.
"Very knowledgeable."
Recent work: Acted for the mortgagee bank in an USD85 million case involving a piracy or terrorism claim under a war risks insurance policy.