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

Toby Savage

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Work +44 (0) 20 3060 6576
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RPC

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Energy & International Property

Position

Partner. Toby is a dispute resolution and litigation lawyer based in London. He specialises in insurance and reinsurance with a focus on energy (onshore and offshore), marine, power, mining, property and political risk/violence claims.

Toby has significant experience advising energy insurers/reinsurers in respect of claims under construction and operational policies. He also advises insurers/reinsurers on political risk and political violence claims in various jurisdictions.

Toby has an in-depth understanding of the practical and commercial aspects affecting the handling of claims and litigation, having spent time on two secondments in the London market.

Career

Trainee at Holman Fenwick Willan 2004-2006; qualified 2006; Holman Fenwick Willan 2006-2014; RPC 2014; Partner RPC 2017.

Education

Charterhouse School; University of Bristol (2002); BPP Law School (2004).


London: Insurance

Insurance and reinsurance litigation

Within: Insurance and reinsurance litigation

‚ÄėA pre-eminent insurance litigation firm‚Äô, RPC¬†has a reputation for contentious insurance work in the financial lines, international property and power generation and energy sectors, areas in which it receives increasing numbers of instructions. The team is also investing in new sectors, having recently hired Naomi Vary, who specialises in trade credit and political risk insurance, from Sedgwick, Detert, Moran and Arnold LLP. Karen Morrish¬†also joined from Sedgwick, Detert, Moran and Arnold LLP, while¬†Toby Higginson¬†and Toby Savage¬†were promoted to partner. The team, headed by Simon Laird, also includes¬†energy insurance market expert Gary Walkling,¬†and is known for its ‚Äėexcellent personnel and very capable and effective resources' and for¬†'providing a quality service‚Äô. The practice also has significant capability in the cyber risks field and has developed a cyber incident response service called ReSecure. The team acts for some of the major insurers, London market companies and global composites, including AIG, Liberty, AXA CS, XL Catlin and Aviva. Recent highlights include Simon Goldring¬†applying for a declaration, on behalf of AXA CS, that the English court does not have jurisdiction over XL's claim for double insurance against it, and¬†Leigh Williams¬†acting for WR Berkley Insurance and Lancashire Insurance Company in the high-profile case of¬†Single Buoy Moorings Inc v Aspen Insurance UK & Ors. The latter represents the largest single asset insurance claim that has ever been litigated in the UK and one of the largest contested insurance claims brought in any jurisdiction.

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