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Steptoe and Johnson UK LLP

5 ALDERMANBURY SQUARE, LONDON, EC2V 7HR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7367 8000
Fax:
Fax 020 7367 8001
DX:
206 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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www.steptoe.com

Angus Rodger

Tel:
Work 0207 367 8000
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Work Department

Antitrust Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Insurance & Reinsurance, International Arbitration

Position

Partner

Career

Angus Rodger is described by Chambers UK as a "very knowledgeable" lawyer who
"really adds value to the business" with his "solution-oriented" advice.

International commercial dispute resolution
A solicitor advocate, Angus exercises advocacy rights in front of the English higher courts,
and appears in national and international commercial arbitrations. His recent engagements
include representing: an airline in High Court antitrust litigation (several lawsuits with claim
amounts exceeding US$ 1 billion); a manufacturer in antitrust litigation relating to
batteries; a financial institution in an LCIA arbitration regarding an alleged $1 billion fraud;
the insurance market in an LCIA arbitration over a £350 million Bermuda Form claim; a
distributor in ICC proceedings in Kuwait over the unlawful termination of a long-standing
relationship; the Defendant to a High Court dispute claim regarding alleged breach of a
joint venture to develop several commercial properties; and an insurer in a large dispute
relating to The Deepwater Horizon incident.
Angus is ranked as a leading lawyer by Thomson Reuters - London Super Lawyer for
Advocacy.

Reinsurance advice
Angus has drafted and negotiated many types of insurance policy wordings. He has
advised on risk-transfer and alternative risk transactions, including BAE Systems’ $4
billion FRIP, and pension buy-in/buy-out contracts with values exceeding $500 million. He
advises insurers and reinsurers on regulation and transactional matters, and is
coordinating a leading insurer’s strategy for dealing with PPI issues.
Angus is listed in Euromoney’s Expert Guide to the World’s Best Insurance and
Reinsurance Lawyers and The International Who's Who of Insurance & Reinsurance
Lawyers. He is ranked as a leading lawyer for insurance and reinsurance claims in
Chambers UK, Chambers Global and The Legal 500.
He has authored or contributed to three books on insurance and reinsurance law, namely
EC Insurance Law (Longman), 􀀀Reinsurance Claims Handling (Witherby) and A Guide to
Reinsurance Law (Informa). He is a member of the AIDA reinsurance committee, a former
chairman of the insurance chapter of the IPBA (Asia's leading law association), and a vicepresident
of the insurance chapter of Lex Mundi (an international law firm network).

Languages

French


London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Steptoe and Johnson LLP's Jonathan Raynes is experienced in disputes involving the construction, energy and  real estate development sectors; and Neil Dooley represents clients in complex cross-border fraud claims, particularly with a Russian element. Angus Rodger is also a key name.

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International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

Steptoe & Johnson UK LLP has strong investment treaty experience in relation to African and Eastern European cases; it is also active in international commercial arbitration involving financial institutions. Matthew Coleman is highly rated and Angus Rodger is 'excellent for strong strategical thinking'.

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London: Insurance

Insurance and reinsurance litigation

Within: Insurance and reinsurance litigation

Steptoe & Johnson UK LLP¬†‚Äėprovides sensible, pragmatic advice‚Äô, focusing on high-value, high-complexity disputes, particularly Bermuda Form arbitrations. A high-profile example of this work was practice head Angus Rodger¬†representing the insurer in a Bermuda Form arbitration arising out of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico. A solicitor advocate who has advised and represented insurers and reinsurers for 26 years, Rodger is a ‚Äėfirst choice‚Äô in the field. Major insurance clients include Enstar, Hannover Re and Generali, and in October 2017 the firm also hosted the Lex Mundi international (re)insurance symposium, a knowledge-sharing event for insurance law specialists from around the world.

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