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Sarah Turpin

Insurance Coverage Disputes

Advising and representing US Investment Funds in relation to complex USD 5m plus claims against Trade Credit Insurer ultimately resolved through negotiated settlement.

Advising FTSE 100 Financial Institution in relation to claims under Professional Liability and Directors’ and Officers’ Liability policies arising from complex multi-jurisdictional litigation and regulatory issues including representing clients in mediation.

Advising Eastern European petrochemical company in relation to USD multi-million claim under Property Damage/Business Interruption policy arising from explosion and fire at oil refinery including in relation to dispute resolution and ultimate settlement terms.

Advising FTSE 100 fashion retailer in relation to disputed claims under Credit Risk Insurance Policy.

Advising FCA regulated Financial Advisors regarding Professional Liability coverage dispute arising from FSCS proceedings and related regulatory investigations and representing clients in pre-litigation correspondence and settlement negotiation. 

Advising former investment manager in relation to coverage under D&O and Professional Indemnity policies for regulatory and criminal investigations and proceedings.

Advising FTSE 100 company on D&O and related coverage disputes arising from US environmental investigation and criminal prosecution and representing clients in pre-litigation correspondence and settlement negotiation.

Advising global manufacturing company in litigation against insurers of Global Public and Product Liability policy.

Advising directors of insolvent company in relation to claim under D&O policy arising from breach of duty claims, DTI investigation and director disqualification proceedings.

Advising FTSE 100 company on D&O and Professional Liability claims arising from criminal investigations and proceedings against former directors and employees.

Representing dual listed financial institution in relation to claim under Professional Liability policy arising from negligence claims involving offshore trusts.

Insurance Counselling

Conducting policy wording reviews for FTSE 100 Financial Institution including D&O, Professional Indemnity, Crime, Cyber, Pension Trustee Liability and Employment Practices Liability.

Conducting policy wording reviews for Premier League Football Club including D&O, Pension Trustee Liability, Personal Accident, Property/Business Interruption.

Advising investment manager in relation to proposed structure and terms of credit and political risks insurance cover for newly formed supply chain finance fund.

Advising FTSE 100 Investment Manager in relation to D&O and Professional Indemnity coverage and related corporate indemnification arrangements.
Legal advice on mitigation of potential gaps in After the Event insurance policy.

Advising board of fashion retailer in relation to D&O policy cover and related indemnification issues.

Boardroom and Liability Disputes

Advising and representing administrative receivers of offshore investment fund in connection with USD 20m plus negligence claim against insurance brokers.

Advising corporate trustees in relation to claims/potential claims arising from claw-back claims by Madoff trustee.

Advising corporate trustees in relation to negligence claim against former investment advisers seeking damages in excess of USD 25m.

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