Alex is a partner in the Insurance and Reinsurance Group. He advises London and international market insurers and reinsurers upon all types of inwards and outwards reinsurance and retrocession disputes, both on a facultative and treaty basis, across non-marine (particularly property and casualty) and marine (cargo, freight liability and offshore energy) classes of business. Alex's practice also includes defending brokers and coverholders and their errors and omissions insurers, often in major multi-party disputes. He also handles the defence of a wide variety of professional indemnity disputes for the insurers of solicitors, surveyors, accountants and IFAs.He has considerable trial experience and has been involved in several landmark cases including Bonner-v-Cox ("the 77 Energy Cover"); Taylor Aston-v-Aon; Nicholas G Jones-v-Environcom & others. He has successfully acted in numerous arbitrations which are not reported due to their confidential nature. Alex provides tailored risk management training to clients and has lectured extensively on legal issues affecting the insurance and reinsurance market. He is a co-author of the leading English legal textbook "Insurance Broking Practice and the Law".
Southampton University, LLB and Guildford College of Law.
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