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Weightmans LLP

6 NEW STREET SQUARE, NEW FETTER LANE, LONDON, EC4A 3BF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7822 1900
Fax:
Fax 020 7822 1901
DX:
310 CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.weightmans.com

Ling Ong

Tel:
Work 020 7822 1985
Email:
Weightmans LLP

Work Department

London market.

Position

Partner in the London market team based in London; she specialises in insurance and reinsurance litigation with particular focus on coverage disputes and advice. Work involves policy interpretation and advice on coverage issues, and she has substantial experience in litigation, arbitration and mediation. Also deals with the review and the drafting/revision of insurance and reinsurance policies and documentation. Over 20 years’ experience of working with the London and international markets in a wide range of insurance and facultative treaty reinsurance matters. She has been involved in a number of major claims both in the UK and worldwide.

Career

Partner DLA Piper; partner Weightmans 2008 to date.

Languages

English, Hokkien, Bahasa Malaysia.

Member

Chartered Institute of Insurance; Lloyd’s Market Association; British Insurance Law Association; London Business Interruption Association; Oil Petrochemical Energy Risks Association; Association of Insurance & Reinsurance Service Providers; City of London Law Society; Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel.

Education

St Margarets School; Sevenoaks School; Cambridge University.


London: Insurance

Insurance and reinsurance litigation

Within: Insurance and reinsurance litigation

Really well-established with leading insurers and insured clients’, Weightmans LLP is ‘strongly recommended’. Experienced in reinsurance, property, construction, liability, and professional negligence coverage disputes, as well as handling increasing numbers of instructions in financial lines, D&O, cyber, and political risk matters, the team offers its expertise to both London market  and international clients. For construction coverage disputes, the firm is led by the ‘bright, commercial, serious and tough’ Ed Lewis, and Robert Crossingham provides ‘technical excellence’, particularly in the field of professional liability. The addition of partner Simon Durkin from DWF in October 2017 also gave the team a boost in policy coverage and related disputes. A recent highlight for the team is representing reinsurers Sirius International Insurance Corporation and Allianz Insurance in respiratory claims disputes arising out of the 9/11 attacks in New York. Coverage disputes specialist Ling Ong is leading in this matter.

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