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Ian Roberts

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Ian Roberts

Ian Roberts

Partner

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Ian Roberts

Ian Roberts

Partner

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Ian has extensive experience advising Political and Credit Risk insurers on coverage and recoveries issues involving all types of policies, including short-term multi buyer, whole turnover, structured credit and single risk policies.  Another significant area of focus for Ian is advising insurers on Financial Lines and General Liability claims (coverage, monitoring and defence) including FI, PI, D&O, Fidelity and GL matters.  Ian also advises generally on reinsurance issues and disputes.

Ian has been consistently acknowledged as a Leading Individual (Singapore - Insurance: Foreign Firms) by Legal 500 Asia Pacific and is also ranked Band 1 (Singapore – Insurance) by Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific. Ian is hailed by clients as “a statesman of insurance law in Asia” and “one of the top lawyers in his field” with “strength on both claims and non-claims work”, who is “persuasive, charming and technically strong – he’s the lawyer you want in a complex coverage dispute”.

Ian is specifically recognised by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 for his “in-depth knowledge and experience of managing the most complex and highest value credit claims in the market” and “ability to handle complex credit and financial lines claims and arbitrations”. He is known as "the go-to lawyer for financial insurance matters”. He is also recognised for his “expertise in trade related issues”.

Ian's cases have involved him managing and conducting significant litigation / arbitration and claims events on behalf of [re]insurers in a variety of jurisdictions around the world. He also regularly undertakes wordings and contract work and product development.

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Ian is a Partner in Clyde & Co’s Singapore and London offices and leads their South East Asia insurance practice. He is an experienced commercial litigator with a particular focus on [re]insurance coverage issues. He has significant experience in dispute resolution through litigation, arbitration and mediation.

Regional experience

“Ian Roberts has in-depth knowledge and experience of managing the most complex and highest value credit claims in the market. He has a great ability to simplify and present complex issues. Strong litigator.”

Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2023

“Strong and very capable team lead by Ian Roberts. Ability to handle complex credit and financial lines claims and arbitrations. Quality and clear pragmatic advice.”

Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2023

Full Profile

Ian has extensive experience advising Political and Credit Risk insurers on coverage and recoveries issues involving all types of policies, including short-term multi buyer, whole turnover, structured credit and single risk policies.  Another significant area of focus for Ian is advising insurers on Financial Lines and General Liability claims (coverage, monitoring and defence) including FI, PI, D&O, Fidelity and GL matters.  Ian also advises generally on reinsurance issues and disputes.

Ian has been consistently acknowledged as a Leading Individual (Singapore - Insurance: Foreign Firms) by Legal 500 Asia Pacific and is also ranked Band 1 (Singapore – Insurance) by Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific. Ian is hailed by clients as “a statesman of insurance law in Asia” and “one of the top lawyers in his field” with “strength on both claims and non-claims work”, who is “persuasive, charming and technically strong – he’s the lawyer you want in a complex coverage dispute”.

Ian is specifically recognised by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 for his “in-depth knowledge and experience of managing the most complex and highest value credit claims in the market” and “ability to handle complex credit and financial lines claims and arbitrations”. He is known as "the go-to lawyer for financial insurance matters”. He is also recognised for his “expertise in trade related issues”.

Ian's cases have involved him managing and conducting significant litigation / arbitration and claims events on behalf of [re]insurers in a variety of jurisdictions around the world. He also regularly undertakes wordings and contract work and product development.

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