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Taylor Wessing
69 AVENUE FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT
75008 PARIS
France
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Position

Pierre-Olivier Leblanc is Head of Taylor Wessing’s Insurance, Industrial Risks and Transport practice at Taylor Wessing in Paris. He has considerable experience in contentious (re)insurance matters, often with an international element, and general commercial litigation.

He regularly acts on large, complex commercial claims. These include professional indemnity, products liability, industrial risks and re/insurance coverage, defence and subrogation claims in property/business insurance, casualty, energy/power and construction lines. In addition to his contentious work Pierre-Olivier advises on policy wording and on international insurance programmes.

Pierre-Olivier is a member of the CEFAREA-ARIAS and of the Association for the Management of Corporate Risks and Insurance (AMRAE). He is also a member of the International Insurance Law Association (AIDA) and is a member of the Federation of Defence and Corporate Counsel (FDCC). He also regularly participates in the work of the Legal Commission of the Association of Professionals of Reinsurance in France (APREF) and to the AMRAE Liability Commission.

Pierre-Olivier is recommended by Legal 500 and is recognized by Chambers and Partners Europe as one of the 25 “ranked lawyers” for Insurance in France. He is also identified for his (re)insurance work by “The Best Lawyers in France”.

Career

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2002, Pierre-Olivier holds an LLM in International Economic Law (University of Warwick), a Certificate in English Law (University of Warwick) and a Master’s degree in Maritime Law (University of Lille). His command of the legal concepts of civil and common law allows him to be particularly effective in handling cases where both are involved.

Lawyer Rankings

France > Insurance

The insurance group at the Paris office of global law firm Taylor Wessing employs the experience and expertise of its team to advise major insurers and reinsurers and corporates involved in complex, multi-jurisdictional claims across a range of industries, including the tech, energy, transport and construction sectors. The team is headed by Pierre-Olivier Leblanc, who specialises in professional indemnity claims, industrial risks and subrogation claims, and Philippe Glaser, who advises on regulatory and litigation issues in the asset management sector. In Marc Schuler, who assists clients with the drafting of insurance products, the group also has an expert in insurance-related AI and contentious cyber matters.

Paris > Résolution des litiges > Contentieux commercial et de droit des sociétés

Taylor Wessing traite principalement des contentieux commerciaux, notamment dans le domaine informatique. Le cabinet dispose aussi d’une forte compétence dans la gestion des contentieux industriels et de droit des assurances, auprès des entreprises ou des assureurs. Il traite enfin des litiges financiers et de droit des sociétés. La pratique est codirigée par Philippe Glaser, Pierre-Olivier Leblanc, Paul-Albert Iweins,   Benoît Goulesque-Monaux et Lare Hüe de la Colombe  qui se consacre au développement de l’arbitrage international.

Paris > Assurances

Taylor Wessing Paris dispose d’une équipe expérimentée, qui conseille de grands assureurs et réassureurs, ainsi que des entreprises dans la gestion de procédures complexes et internationales, portant sur des sinistres affectant divers secteurs industriels, dont ceux des technologies, de l’énergie, des transports et de la construction. La pratique est codirigée par :  Pierre-Olivier Leblanc, qui est un spécialiste des litiges en responsabilité civile professionnelle et des risques industriels ; et Philippe Glaser, qui traite des problématiques réglementaires et contentieuses. Enfin, le cabinet dispose aussi d’une expertise dans le domaine des assurances en matière d’intelligence artificielle et de contentieux cyber à travers Marc Schuler , qui guide ses clients dans l’élaboration de leurs produits d’assurance.