Laura is an insurance coverage specialist, advising London market and international insurers on all forms of financial lines and directors’ and officers’ liability insurance, with claims experience across Europe, North America and the Middle East.
Laura's practice includes advising insurers on several high profile FI/D&O matters, including claims arising from the subprime crisis, the interest rates manipulation scandal and various bank bail-outs during the global financial crisis. Laura has also advised insurers on a number of commercial D&O matters, often involving multi-jurisdictional investigations into issues such as antitrust, bribery and corruption. She has been engaged in relation to advising insurers on a number of high-value derivative proceedings and securities class actions involving Israeli companies and their D&Os. Laura also has experience of working with insurers in relation to the drafting of policy wordings.
Laura has also spent three years working in Clyde & Co’s Dubai office, as well as spending six months on secondment to the financial lines claim team of a London market insurer.
Advising various London market insurers on coverage issues arising out of the LIBOR scandal
Acting as monitoring and coverage counsel for various insurers in a high value negligence action arising out of the collapse of Lehman Brothers
Representing London market insurers in connection with U.S security class actions and associated regulatory investigations arising out of the securitisation of subprime loans
Advising London market insurers on notifications relating to a range of past business reviews, pension fund issues and other regulatory matters
Defending an audit firm in a USD 120 million negligence claim before the Dubai
Providing advice to various insurers on compliance of policy wordings with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive
Laura is a Legal Director in the Professional and Financial Disputes team, advising on coverage issues, disputes and advisory matters across all forms of financial lines and directors’ and officers’ liability insurance.