David Kendall > Cooley (UK) LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Cooley (UK) LLP
22 Bishopsgate
LONDON
EC2N 4BQ
England

Living Wage

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Work Department

Commercial Litigation
Insurance & Reinsurance
International Commercial Arbitration

Position

David Kendall is a partner in Cooley’s London office and focuses on all aspects of insurance and reinsurance, including coverage, delegated authorities, run-off and insolvency. His cases include insurance coverage disputes (including third-party liability, marine, financial institutions, political risk, D&0 and property insurance), reinsurance disputes, insurance/reinsurance run-off and insolvency, arbitration and commercial court litigation. He has extensive experience of Bermuda form arbitrations in London.

David has been appointed to the Advisory Council of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London, where he is also a Visiting Professor. David was the Chairman from 2012 to 2014 of the British Insurance Law Association and co-author of A Practical Guide to the Insurance Act 2015.

Memberships

  • Advisory Council of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies – Queen Mary University of London
  • British Insurance Law Association (Chairman 2012 to 2014)
  • Commercial Court Users’ Committee
  • Insurance Scoping Forum, Financial Markets Law Committee
  • Development Board, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London
  • AIDA Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitration Society
  • The Chartered Insurance Institute
  • Insurance & Reinsurance Legacy Association
  • Lloyd’s Market Association
  • The London Court of International Arbitration
  • London Maritime Arbitrators Association

Education

  • Guildhall University
    MA, 1981
  • College of Law
    LSF (Hons), 1977
  • University of Birmingham
    LLB, 1976

Lawyer Rankings

London > Insurance > Insurance: corporate and regulatory

Cooley (UK) LLP provides regulatory advice to insurers, brokers, policyholders, and trade bodies, on issues relating to restructuring, business conduct and insurance contract wordings. Senior counsel Richard Hopley is instructed on matters relating to the restructuring of insurance and reinsurance portfolios, while fellow senior counsel David Kendall handles the full gamut of insurance work, including coverage, delegated authorities, run-off and insolvency issues.

London > Insurance > Insurance and reinsurance litigation

Cooley (UK) LLP‘s vast experience covers third-party liability insurance, professional indemnity, product liability, financial institutions and Bermuda Form, through to cyber risk, business interruption, marine, energy and property. Senior counsel David Kendall has extensive experience of Bermuda form arbitrations in London. For coverage disputes involving product liability or innovative insurance products, fellow senior counsel Richard Hopley is the go-to figure.