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Sarah Turpin

Sarah Turpin is a partner in the Insurance Recovery and Counseling practice. She represents policyholders seeking coverage under a broad range of insurance policies, including Professional Liability, Directors' and Officers' Liability, Public and Product Liability, Property and Business Interruption, Event Cancellation, Credit Risk and Political Risk, and Cyber and Technology Risks. She acts for policyholders in relation to disputed insurance claims, if necessary through litigation, mediation, or arbitration, and advises on claims notification and claims management issues. Sarah also advises on policy wordings at the pre-contract stage, including in the context of corporate, real estate and finance transactions. Her policyholder clients come from a wide variety of industry sectors, including financial and professional services, technology, leisure and entertainment, fine art and exhibitions.

In addition to her coverage practice, Sarah represents directors, trustees, and other professionals in the mitigation and defence of professional liability claims.

Prior to joining the firm in September 2005, Sarah worked for a leading insurance coverage practice in the city, acting primarily for insurers and Lloyd's underwriters and their insureds, having trained and qualified in the insurance group of another prestigious city firm.

Sarah is currently co-global practice group coordinator of the Insurance Recovery and Counseling practice at the firm.

  • Recognised by Chambers UK guide for Insurance: Mainly Policyholders UK-wide, 2015-2024
  • Recognised by Chambers Global guide for Insurance: Mainly Policyholders, 2022-2024
  • Recognised by The Legal 500 United Kingdom edition as a Leading Individual for Insurance litigation: for policyholders in London, 2019-2024
  • D&O Liability Insurance – Key Points Directors Need to Know, 23 November 2023
  • GDPR Liabilities and Cyber Insurance, 6 August 2019
  • Cyber Risks - Preparing for a Breach, 8 February 2018
  • Maximising D&O Insurance Recoveries in Insolvency, May 2017
  • Corporate Compliance: Liability of In-House Counsel and Directors, May 2017
  • The New Insurance Act: What GCs Need to Know and Do, 23 November 2016
Additional Thought Leadership Pages
  • “Data breach? Are you protected against data losses and liabilities?” The London Institute of Banking and Finance, 23 May 2018
  • Tackling the Growing Spectrum of Cyber Risks, originally published by StrategicRisk, Spring 2015
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