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Trevor McCann

Trevor McCann

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Trevor has over two decades of experience in specialty insurance and liability matters. He represents Lloyd's syndicates, as well as domestic and international insurers, on a range of coverage and liability instructions. He is named in the The Best Lawyers in Canada for his work in Insurance Law.

Trevor has particular experience with multi-jurisdictional and high stakes claims involving the professional liability of lawyers, accountants, and other financial services professionals. He also handles a variety of specialty insurance matters including technology, D&O, commercial crime, contingency, and pharmaceutical product liability risks. Trevor has advised on complex insurance arrangements, conducted claims management audits, prepared insurance exposure reviews, assisted underwriting endeavours, provided professional practice and risk management advice, and taught Insurance Law at McGill University's Faculty of Law.

Trevor is champion for diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and sits on Clyde & Co's Global Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion Committee. Fluent in French and English, he frequently speaks on insurance, professional liability, risk management, and diversity and inclusion topics in Canada and internationally.

Experience
  • Coverage and claims management advice to international carriers relating to numerous multi-jurisdictional and class action or representative claims against accounting and legal firms, some involving concurrent civil, regulatory, and criminal proceedings
  • Coverage advice and litigation to international carriers related to:
    • Professional indemnity, project, and D&O claims
    • COVID-19 related business interruption claims
    • contingency claims for international events
    • large-scale, multi-jurisdictional environmental hazard claims
    • major train derailments
    • large-scale commercial crime losses
    • food, pharmaceutical, and cannabis industry product recalls
       
  • Practice and standards compliance advice to accounting and legal firms
  • Standards development advice to professional self-governance bodies on standards development
  • Audit of multiple lawyers' bar mutual
  • Representing financial lines professionals in claims across Quebec
  • Representing municipalities in respect of claims concerning bid tenders, contract awards, and the provision of services to citizens

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Expertise

Trevor McCann is an insurance coverage and professional liability advisor and litigator, with a special interest in the financial services sector.

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