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Gavin Coull Partner

Gavin Coull is a Partner at EC3 Legal and head of the reinsurance practice.

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Gavin acts on behalf of the London insurance and reinsurance market (both Lloyd’s and companies) and international carriers, particularly in Bermuda. He focuses his practice on dispute resolution and coverage advice for reinsurers and reinsureds, in respect of both treaty and facultative business, as well as complex international direct business, across a broad range of non-marine classes including property, specie, political risk, engineering, casualty and pharmaceutical. He also deals with problematical binding authority issues.

He is regularly instructed in matters involving fraud and has experience of obtaining and enforcing freezing injunctions and search and seizure orders, and of acting as Court appointed Supervising Solicitor. He has extensive experience of litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, and has had conduct of significant matters in England and overseas (Bermuda and the US amongst others) and frequently acts as coordinating counsel for multi-jurisdictional disputes

Gavin also has a non-contentious practice, advising on insurance and reinsurance programme structuring and wordings, both traditional and alternative. He is ranked as a leading individual for insurance work in Insurance: Contentious Claims by the 2014 edition of Chambers Global and for Insurance UK-wide in Chambers 2015. He also regularly contributes to industry publications and undertakes speaking engagements.

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Birketts and EC3 Legal announce merger

David Coupe, Senior Partner at EC3 Legal, said of the union: “The focus of EC3 Legal has always been on serving our clients' businesses. Following the merger with Birketts, I am confident that our clients will continue to be the biggest beneficiaries, as the two practices will be able to expand and develop the range of services on offer to new and existing clients.”


Posted 1 May 2020

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