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TOWER BRIDGE HOUSE, ST KATHARINE'S WAY, LONDON, E1W 1AA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 3060 6000
Fax:
Fax 020 3060 7000
DX:
600 LONDON CITY
Email:
Web:
www.rpc.co.uk

Simon Goldring

Tel:
Work 020 3060 6553
Email:
Web:
www.rpc.co.uk/people/simon-goldring
RPC

Work Department

Financial risks.

Position

Advises London market insurers on all issues arising out of claims against financial professionals and directors and officers (D&O). Where appropriate, will also act in the defence of those claims, which typically raise complex legal and factual issues. Consequently, involved in several high-profile claims arising out of corporate collapses in the US, UK and Europe. Also advises London market insurers on policy wordings and product development.

Career

Trained Davies Arnold Cooper; qualified 1995; partner Reynolds Porter Chamberlain 2004. Publications: ‘International Food Law’; co-editor of ‘Insurance Law for the Construction Industry’ OUP 2013.

Education

University College School, London; University of Manchester (1990 BA Economics).

Leisure

Running.


London: Insurance

Insurance and reinsurance litigation

Within: Insurance and reinsurance litigation

The 'exceptional' team at RPC has a great reputation in the financial lines sector, spanning financial indemnity, D&O and professional indemnity claims. Practice head Simon Laird specialises in this sector and divides his time between Bristol and London. 'Excellent technical lawyer' Simon Goldring and James Wickes regularly handle D&O disputes. The team is also increasingly instructed on trade credit and political risk matters, often handled by expert Naomi Vary, as well as on cross-border and domestic property claims under the leadership of Victoria Sherratt. Other areas of growth are power generation and energy, for which the 'outstanding' Leigh Williams and Gary Walkling are the key contacts.

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RPC

  • Cancelling insurance: insolvency and downgrade clauses

    One of the most common concerns for both parties to an insurance contract (including reinsurance) is that the other party might become insolvent and unable to perform its obligations under the contract. Both insurer and insured will therefore wish to have the right to cancel the insurance mid-term in the event of the other party’s insolvency, or a change in its financial circumstances that makes its insolvency a more likely prospect in the near future.
    - Reynolds Porter Chamberlain LLP

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