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Mayer Brown International LLP, Ingrid Hobbs, London, ENGLAND

Ingrid Hobbs

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Ingrid Hobbs concentrates on insurance matters. Her extensive experience includes policy coverage disputes, including those involving product liability insurance, professional indemnity risks, financial institutions, technology companies, media and publishing houses and directors and officers insurance. Ingrid advises regularly on complex policy issues regarding the validity and application of insurance contracts including investigating issues of non-disclosure, breach of warranty and misrepresentation. Ingrid has also represented many insured entities in litigation, arbitration and mediation where the insureds were alleged to have supplied defective products resulting in claims under Product Liability policies or recalls under Product Recall and Guarantee policies. Examples include defending a manufacturer of breast implants; defending a supplier of steel for coal wagons involving South African, English and Australian jurisdictions; defending a manufacturer of tyres following an automotive accident; advising manufacturers of parts for the automotive industry on product recalls and appliance manufacturers on recalls in the USA. Ingrid has also defended an engineering company in a claim alleging design errors in a roller coaster, advises regularly on claims involving technology companies and software providers. She also has considerable experience of surveyors' negligence claims. Ingrid has advised under Financial Institutions and Directors' and Officers' Liability insurance policies, including claims concerning FSA and FOS investigations. She has considerable experience of multi-jurisdictional claims, acts regularly for insurers and insureds on breach of trust matters and has dealt with disputes in the Bahamas, Jersey and Gibraltar.


Law Society Finals 1992; Queens University Belfast 1991 LLB (Hons)

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