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Prachi Shah

Senior Counsel

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Prachi Shah

Prachi Shah

Senior Counsel

People

Prachi Shah

Prachi Shah

Senior Counsel

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Prachi is a senior counsel at Clyde & Co with an insurance law and civil litigation practice. She was recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada (2022 edition) in insurance law.

Fluent in French and in English, she advises foreign and domestic insurers, does insurance coverage opinion work and monitors claims against Canadian insureds in various jurisdictions with respect to E&O, professional liability/indemnity, D&O, CGL, abuse, cyber and property insurance policies.

In her litigation practice, she has represented not only insurers but various professionals and companies, including IT firms, manufacturers, non-profit and religious organizations, and directors and officers before the Quebec and Ontario courts.

She has been tracking tech-related emerging risks for years. She writes and gives presentations on these issues (particularly the internet of things, AI and cyber risks), notably to the insurance industry and its clients. She also reviews climate-related risks for the insurance industry.

A member of the Quebec Bar since 2008, she is also a member of the PLUS (Professional Liability Underwriting Society) Quebec Chapter committee. She has also taught insurance law (common law and civil law) at the Law Faculty of McGill University. 

In 2012, she did a secondment with a Lloyd's syndicate in London. During her law school years, Prachi won awards as a pleader at the Laskin Moot and the Quebec Bar Moot.

Education

  • B.C.L., LL.B. (National Programme) (with distinction), 2007, McGill University

Experience
  • Litigation work representing professionals, insurers, manufacturers, directors, officers, professional associations, churches and other entities before the Quebec Courts
  • Coverage opinion work (errors and omissions, professional liability/indemnity, D&O, CGL and property) and claims monitoring for foreign and domestic insurers for claims in various Canadian provinces and in the United States
  • Secondment at a Lloyd's of London syndicate in 2012

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Senior counsel at Clyde & Co, she advises insurers on a variety of risks and claims. Recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada in insurance law.

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Full Profile

Prachi is a senior counsel at Clyde & Co with an insurance law and civil litigation practice. She was recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada (2022 edition) in insurance law.

Fluent in French and in English, she advises foreign and domestic insurers, does insurance coverage opinion work and monitors claims against Canadian insureds in various jurisdictions with respect to E&O, professional liability/indemnity, D&O, CGL, abuse, cyber and property insurance policies.

In her litigation practice, she has represented not only insurers but various professionals and companies, including IT firms, manufacturers, non-profit and religious organizations, and directors and officers before the Quebec and Ontario courts.

She has been tracking tech-related emerging risks for years. She writes and gives presentations on these issues (particularly the internet of things, AI and cyber risks), notably to the insurance industry and its clients. She also reviews climate-related risks for the insurance industry.

A member of the Quebec Bar since 2008, she is also a member of the PLUS (Professional Liability Underwriting Society) Quebec Chapter committee. She has also taught insurance law (common law and civil law) at the Law Faculty of McGill University. 

In 2012, she did a secondment with a Lloyd's syndicate in London. During her law school years, Prachi won awards as a pleader at the Laskin Moot and the Quebec Bar Moot.

Education

  • B.C.L., LL.B. (National Programme) (with distinction), 2007, McGill University

Experience
  • Litigation work representing professionals, insurers, manufacturers, directors, officers, professional associations, churches and other entities before the Quebec Courts
  • Coverage opinion work (errors and omissions, professional liability/indemnity, D&O, CGL and property) and claims monitoring for foreign and domestic insurers for claims in various Canadian provinces and in the United States
  • Secondment at a Lloyd's of London syndicate in 2012
Sectors

Sectors

  • Insurance & Reinsurance

  • Professional Practices

Services

Services

  • Climate Change Risk Practice

  • Commercial Disputes

  • Regulatory & Investigations

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