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Insurance and Reinsurance Overview

Serle Court barristers deal with high-value insurance and reinsurance disputes and advisory work involving difficult legal or factual issues.  Individual members have in-depth experience of the Lloyd’s market.

Work done ranges over all industry segments and a wide scope of disputes, including:

  • professional indemnity insurance;
  • claims against brokers;
  • directors and officers insurance;
  • international jurisdiction disputes;
  • after-the-event insurance litigation;
  • energy and marine insurance; and
  • film finance insurance.

Advisory expertise includes:

  • FCA and PRA regulation of insurers and intermediaries;
  • FSMA Part VII insurance business transfers;
  • drafting insurance and reinsurance contracts and underwriting agency agreements;
  • trusts and security arrangements; and
  • participation in the Lloyd's market.



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The latest edition of SerleSpeak is now available to download... more


The British Insurance Law Association Prize for 2014 has been... more


The British Insurance Law Association Prize for 2013 has been... more


  The new Research Handbook on International Insurance Law and... more


Julian Burling, previously Counsel to Lloyd’s, and Paul Chaisty QC... more

Notable Cases

Federation of Independent Practitioner Organisations v CMA [2016] EWCA Civ 777

Suzanne represented the Federation of Independent Practitioner Organisations in its... more

Axa Insurance Limited v Akther & Ors [2009] EWCA Civ 1166

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Winterthur Swiss Insurance Company & NIG v AG (Manchester) Limited (in liquidation) (formerly, The Accident Group Limited) (“TAG Litigation”) and in the TAG AIL Litigation

Winterthur Swiss Insurance Company & NIG v AG (Manchester) Limited... more

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