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Steptoe and Johnson UK LLP

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Angus Rodger

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Steptoe & Johnson LLP

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Antitrust Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Insurance & Reinsurance, International Arbitration




Angus Rodger is described by Chambers UK as a "very knowledgeable" lawyer who
"really adds value to the business" with his "solution-oriented" advice.

International commercial dispute resolution
A solicitor advocate, Angus exercises advocacy rights in front of the English higher courts,
and appears in national and international commercial arbitrations. His recent engagements
include representing: an airline in High Court antitrust litigation (several lawsuits with claim
amounts exceeding US$ 1 billion); a manufacturer in antitrust litigation relating to
batteries; a financial institution in an LCIA arbitration regarding an alleged $1 billion fraud;
the insurance market in an LCIA arbitration over a £350 million Bermuda Form claim; a
distributor in ICC proceedings in Kuwait over the unlawful termination of a long-standing
relationship; the Defendant to a High Court dispute claim regarding alleged breach of a
joint venture to develop several commercial properties; and an insurer in a large dispute
relating to The Deepwater Horizon incident.
Angus is ranked as a leading lawyer by Thomson Reuters - London Super Lawyer for

Reinsurance advice
Angus has drafted and negotiated many types of insurance policy wordings. He has
advised on risk-transfer and alternative risk transactions, including BAE Systems’ $4
billion FRIP, and pension buy-in/buy-out contracts with values exceeding $500 million. He
advises insurers and reinsurers on regulation and transactional matters, and is
coordinating a leading insurer’s strategy for dealing with PPI issues.
Angus is listed in Euromoney’s Expert Guide to the World’s Best Insurance and
Reinsurance Lawyers and The International Who's Who of Insurance & Reinsurance
Lawyers. He is ranked as a leading lawyer for insurance and reinsurance claims in
Chambers UK, Chambers Global and The Legal 500.
He has authored or contributed to three books on insurance and reinsurance law, namely
EC Insurance Law (Longman), 􀀀Reinsurance Claims Handling (Witherby) and A Guide to
Reinsurance Law (Informa). He is a member of the AIDA reinsurance committee, a former
chairman of the insurance chapter of the IPBA (Asia's leading law association), and a vicepresident
of the insurance chapter of Lex Mundi (an international law firm network).



London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Steptoe and Johnson UK LLP is 'a hidden gem among commercial litigation practices in London'. Angus Rodger has some 30 years’ experience of international dispute resolution; Neil Dooley is well known for complex, high-profile and high-value fraud cases; while Ivan Gordienko is noted for disputes in the aviation, telecoms, real estate, chemicals, and financial services sectors. Jonathan Raynes is experienced in matters involving construction, engineering, procurement and construction contracting, process plants, energy, and real estate development.

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International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

Steptoe and Johnson UK LLP represents states and investors in a broad range of investor-state arbitrations; the firm also has significant experience in international commercial arbitration. Matthew Coleman and Angus Rodger are the key partners.

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London: Insurance

Insurance and reinsurance litigation

Within: Insurance and reinsurance litigation

Steptoe and Johnson UK LLP's practice has contentious insurance expertise across several areas including aviation, and demonstrates litigation, arbitration and mediation skills, including international arbitration. Practice head Angus Rodger focuses on complex disputes, including major coverage claims.

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