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Kathleen Leslie

Tel:
Work 020 3818 3500
Email:
Signature Litigation LLP

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Commercial Litigation, Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation

Position

Kathleen is a Senior Associate at Signature Litigation who specialises in complex multi-jurisdictional commercial litigation and international insurance and reinsurance coverage disputes.

Kathleen’s experience covers day-to-day handling of High Court litigation and supervision of foreign proceedings.  She acts in a wide range of commercial disputes, including contractual and partnership disputes and financial services disputes.  She also advises on international property and casualty losses, fraudulent claims and professional negligence claims. 

Kathleen is co-editor and contributing author of the Insurance Institute of London Research Study Group 258 publication War Risks and Terrorism.

Career

Attorney, Anderson Kill Olick & Oshinsky (New York); Solicitor, Barlow Lyde & Gilbert; Clyde & Co; Signature Litigation (2014 – present).

Member

London Solicitors Litigation Association; American Women Lawyers in London

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Government, College of William and Mary; Juris Doctor, Pepperdine University School of Law.


London: Insurance

Insurance and reinsurance litigation

Within: Insurance and reinsurance litigation

Specialist dispute resolution firm Signature Litigation LLP focuses on international work in emerging markets, particularly Latin America; barrister and solicitor Hermes Marangos heads the practice and also has experience in litigation and arbitration across Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean Basin. The firm is representing an insurer in a high-value claim made under a public liability policy and another highlight saw the group bring a professional negligence action against an international law firm. Large infrastructure projects, D&O claims and losses arising from natural disasters are among core strengths of the practice, which includes Daniel Spendlove, senior associate Kathleen Leslie and Josh Wong, who recently arrived from DLA Piper. Of counsel Sean Redden accepted an in-house position at Chubb.

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