Representative Cases

  • US$100 million Bermuda Form dispute involving defective radiant-heating hose installed in hundreds of expensive homes (London seat)
  • US$50 million excess Property dispute involving a “big box store” sinking into the landfill it was built upon (London seat)
  • US$100 million Bermuda Form dispute involving a first-of-its-kind birth-control device (Bermuda seat)
  • US$115 million Retrocessional dispute involving three parties to a joint, international underwriting venture (London seat)
  • US$390 million bespoke residual-value Reinsurance and Retrocessional dispute involving three parties and a massive portfolio of leased automobiles (ad hoc after the fact, New York seat)
  • US$35 million excess Property dispute involving Y2K remediation costs (London seat)
  • US$100 million Bermuda Form dispute involving defective synthetic siding installed on hundreds of homes (London seat)
  • US$25 million Side-A D&O dispute involving a “black hat” CEO’s breach of an underwriting warranty and alleged fraud (London seat)
  • US$100 million Bermuda Form dispute involving claims against a hospital for clinically unnecessary cardiac-bypass surgeries resulting in hundreds of deaths and allegations of fraud (London seat)
  • US$50 million Reinsurance dispute arising out of an underlying settlement of aerospace exposures (London seat)
  • US$25 million ABC D&O dispute over the reasonableness of an underlying settlement (London seat)
  • US$100 million Bermuda Form dispute involving certain settlements of liabilities arising from a train derailment and resulting chemical release (London seat)
  • US$20 million Side-A D&O dispute involving the settlement of alleged insider trading liabilities (London seat)
  • US$150 million Bermuda Form dispute involving massive liabilities arising from a failed impoundment (London seat)
  • US$50 million ABC D&O dispute over coverage for an underlying settlement (London seat)
  • US$100 million Bermuda Form dispute involving injuries allegedly arising from an anti-psychotic pharmaceutical (parties agreed to litigate publicly in the English Commercial Courts – AstraZeneca v XL & ACE [2013] EWCA Civ 1660)
  • US$100 million Bermuda Form dispute involving an allegedly defective diabetes pharmaceutical and an unusual underwriting endorsement (London seat)
  • US$5 million dispute under a bespoke patent-infringement contract (London seat)
  • US$100 million Bermuda Form dispute involving the settlement of alleged cementing liabilities arising out of the DEEPWATER HORIZON disaster (London seat – see Halliburton v Chubb [2020] UKSC 48)
  • US$100 million Bermuda Form dispute involving the settlement of alleged operating liabilities arising out of the DEEPWATER HORIZON disaster (London seat – Ibid.)
  • US$125 million Bermuda Form dispute under two separate policies involving allegedly defective masks and respirators (both Bermuda and London seats)
  • US$200 million Bermuda Form dispute involving allegedly defective automotive safety restraints and allegations of bad faith (Bermuda seat)
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