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Sophie is a Special Counsel in the Insurance team. She specialises in advising offshore and onshore energy insurers on coverage and subrogation matters, at both a construction and operational level.
Sophie has a particular focus on renewable energy and is trusted by the market to advise on some of the very largest and most complex wind and solar losses.
Sophie has several years' experience in global litigation and arbitration. Her international reach is assisted by speaking Spanish, French and Portuguese. Sophie has spent time working with Clyde & Co in Latin America and France, giving her an in-depth understanding of these insurance markets.
Recent and notable experience includes overturning a USD 470m judgment, the largest ever handed down in Denmark, resulting in a win for 24 international insurers on a coverage dispute over damage to an offshore oil platform.
Sophie has spent time working at a leading insurer as an energy claims adjuster in London, recognising the importance of the commercial considerations that will inform any legal discussions.
Danish court proceedings regarding insurance claim under CAR policy for damage to offshore platform
Advice on non-disclosure and London market practice in relation to fatigue issues discovered on platform
ICC arbitration in Mexico concerning a defectively welded pipeline
Advising contractors on a cross-border subsea equipment dispute
ICC arbitration concerning defective equipment within a power station
Advising PD/BI insurers on a claim for contribution in relation to damage to a gas turbine at a power plant in Italy
Energy & Natural Resources
Insurance & Reinsurance