Chris is a specialist in complex property and casualty claims, with a particular focus on policy coverage.
Chris advises insurers on a wide variety of first and third party coverage issues, often of a multi-jurisdictional nature. He has considerable experience spanning several business lines including property, construction and business interruption as well as public / product liability, motor and medical malpractice insurance.
Chris also has a busy litigation practice that includes subrogated recoveries and liability defence cases often in respect of large, complex disputes. He regularly pursues and defends suppliers, contractors and engineers in connection with defective products and negligent workmanship.
On the non-contentious side, Chris assists insurers with the launch of new insurance wordings and products. This includes drafting corporate insurance policies as well as working with the captive insurers of some of the world’s largest professional services firms in the restructuring of their global insurance programmes.
Chris has an in-depth understanding of the insurance market having spent time on secondment with two market-leading insurers. He also regularly delivers training and seminars to clients.
Representing liability insurers in relation to:
Acting for property insurers in connection with:
Representing insurers / their policyholders in subrogated recoveries and liability defence cases involving:
Assisting with the launch of new insurance products / global programmes including:
Insurance & Reinsurance