Frédérique de La Chapelle > Dentons > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

75008 PARIS

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Frédérique de La Chapelle is a Partner in the Dentons Paris office and Head of Europe Insurance group. She is renowned in regulatory and dispute resolution matters in the insurance and reinsurance sectors.

Frédérique assists domestic and international clients with all questions relating to inter alia regulatory insurance, transactions, partnerships agreements, transactional insurance, the structuring of insurance products (including affinity insurance), review and adaptation of insurance policies, review and negotiations of reinsurance agreements, licensing and, portfolio transfer.

Frédérique also has a broad dispute management expertise acts in the context of cross-border and complex litigation proceedings notably relating to civil liability (third-party liability, professional liability, product liability, industrial risk in the energy sector) and financial lines (D&O, W&I, fraud, etc.).

Frédérique’s clients include insurers, reinsurers, CAC40 companies and brokers.


Joined Dentons in 2019

Partner, Eversheds-Sutherland (2013 – 2019)
Partner, Hascoët & Associés (2007 – 2013)
Associate, BOPS (2004 – 2007)
Associate, Norton Rose (2000 – 2004)
Associate, Hascoët & Trillat (1997 – 2000)


French, English


Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1997

Member of APREF (Association of French Reinsurers: member of the legal commission)
Member of AMRAE (Association of in-house Risk Managers)
Member of Pluri’Elles Assurance (Association of Insurance women)


University of Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne, DESS, Real Estate Law, 1996
University of Nancy 2, DEA, Private Law, 1995

Lawyer Rankings

France > Insurance

Launched in 2017, the Dentons insurance group at the Paris office continues to be a market leader, advising top insurers, reinsurers, brokers, financial institutions and clients in the construction, transport and energy sectors involved in a diverse spectrum of complex, multi-jurisdictional claims. The team’s comprehensive service covers the distribution and review of insurance products, regulatory and transactional work, disputes related to industrial risks, claims and civil and administrative courts and non-contentious review of insurance programs. The team is led by experienced litigator Sévérine Hotellier, who specialises in high-stakes disputes, and Frédérique de La Chapelle, newly appointed (March 2021) head of the firm’s European insurance practice, who brings her expertise in advising insurers on internal and international regulatory issues to the table.