Séverine Hotellier > Dentons > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Dentons
5 BOULEVARD MALESHERBES
75008 PARIS
France

Work Department

Insurance

Position

Séverine Hotellier is the Managing Partner of Dentons’ Paris office where she also heads the Insurance practice.

Séverine focuses on insurance litigation. She deals with complex, high-stakes matters for insurance companies and industrial clients both in France and globally. For nearly 20 years, she has assisted clients with claims management, litigations and disputes and has advised on insurance-related technical, financial and legal issues.

Séverine also advises on insurance claims regulations and helps with the drafting, distribution and adaptation of insurance policies to cover evolving risks. She also consults on cyber risk in the insurance sector.

Séverine advises insurers and insured parties on pre-contentious or contentious issues. Her activity includes providing legal advice before judicial, commercial and administrative courts.

Career

Managing Partner of Dentons Paris since 2019
Joined Dentons in 2017
Partner, LPA-CGR Avocats, 2010-2016
Partner, Hascoet & Associés, 1998-2010

Languages

English, French

Memberships

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1998
Member of the AMRAE (Association pour le Risk Management et les Assurances d’Entreprises)

Lecturer, Master 2 in Insurance Law, University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, 2015-2018

Education

CMAP (Centre de Médiation et Arbitrage de Paris), Diploma (2012)
University of Paris II – Panthéon Assas, DESS, Construction law (1996)
University of Paris II – Panthéon Assas, Maîtrise, Private Law (1995)

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Assurances

Lancée en 2017, la pratique de Dentons Paris est une référence du marché. L’équipe assiste les principaux assureurs, réassureurs, courtiers, institutions financières et autres clients spécialisés dans les secteurs de la construction, du transport et de l’énergie, dans la gestion de leurs dossiers complexes, présentant de multiples facettes internationales. Le champ d’expertises couvre la distribution des produits d’assurance, l’examen des programmes d’assurance, le traitement des problématiques réglementaires et des dossiers transactionnels, ainsi que le contentieux des risques industriels, et les procédures devant les juridictions civiles et administratives. La pratique est codirigée par Sévérine Hotellier qui est une avocate de contentieux expérimentée traitant des dossiers à forts enjeux ; et Frédérique de La Chapelle qui a été nommée responsable de la pratique assurances Europe du cabinet en mars 2021. Cette dernière assiste notamment les assureurs dans le traitement de leurs sujets réglementaires en France et à l’international.

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.