Panellists

Peter Rogan

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS [fa icon="caret-right"]

Significant Mediations

  • $300m professional indemnity dispute between a major Lloyds broker and a US company;
  • A policy wording dispute between two major companies in the ILW/ILS Market;
  • A complex dispute involving $100m between multiple insurers regarding the apportionment of loss in relation to a construction risk with claims over a four-year period;
  • A $130m negligence claim against a broker seeking to recover losses arising from a property damage and business interruption claim following a fire at an oil refinery;
  • A major $100m dispute in the aviation market in relation to a missing aircraft;
  • A US$30m dispute between a US carrier and a captive insurer arising out of the settlement of a major piece of US litigation.

Arbitrations

  • A Bermudian dispute involving reinsurance recoveries by a captive following its parent going into Chapter 11 in the USA;
  • A large dispute between a major UK Bank and their insurer regarding mortgage indemnity losses;
  • A significant Bermuda Form dispute arising out of the pharmaceutical industry.

Insurance/reinsurance

  • Home Insurance Co and St Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co v Administratia Asigurarilor de Stat[1983] 2 Lloyd's Rep 674
    Leading authority on the impact and meaning of an honourable engagement provision in an arbitration clause;
  • The "Bamburi"[1982] 1 Lloyd's Rep 313
    A judicial arbitration in relation to an agreed test case for hundreds of vessels trapped outside Basra during the Iran/Iraq War in 1980;
  • General Accident Fire and Life Assurance Corp v Tanter, The Zephyr[1985] 2 Lloyd's Rep 529
    Leading case on London Market practices in relation to signing down and placing of facultative reinsurances;
  • PCW Syndicates v PCW Reinsurers[1996] 1 All ER 774
    Leading authority from the Court of Appeal on attributing knowledge to a principal of the fraudulent conduct of his agent in relation to the managing agent of a Lloyd’s Syndicate;
  • Pan Atlantic Insurance Co Ltd v Pine Top Insurance Co Ltd [1995] 1 AC 501
    Leading authority of House of Lords on the principles of inducement of the actual underwriter in relation to non-disclosure and/or misrepresentation when placing a risk;
  • Balfour v Beaumont[1982] 2 Lloyd's Rep 493
    Court of Appeal authority on the proper interpretation of a losses occurring wording;
  • Great Atlantic Insurance Co v Home Insurance Co and Others[1981] 2 All ER 485
    Court of Appeal authority on privilege and the entitlement to redact paragraphs in the context of an urgent application during major reinsurance dispute;
  • International Management Group (UK) Ltd v Simmonds[2003] EWHC 177 (Comm)
    Breach of warranty and non-disclosure dispute between London Underwriters and IMG in relation to a claim arising out of the cancellation of a cricket international to be played in Toronto between Pakistan and India due to political tension between the countries over Kashmir.
HONOURS, MEMBERSHIPS AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES [fa icon="caret-right"]
  • Panel member, Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC);
  • Member, Development Board of the Centre for Commercial Studies, Queen Mary, University of London;
  • Committee member, ARIAS UK (1995-2011) 
  • Member, Task Force on Neutral Arbitration Process, ARIAS US;
  • Past chair, Insurance Committee, International Bar Association (IBA);
  • Regularly chairs and speaks at international conferences and frequently addresses the insurance market on key topics;
  • Editor,The Insurance and Reinsurance Law Review. London: Law Business Research Ltd., 2013; 
  • Insuring the Risk of Terrorist Damage and Other Hostile Deliberate Damage to Property – an English Law Perspective,Tulane Law Review, Vol LXXVII (June, 2003).
BACKGROUND AND EDUCATION [fa icon="caret-right"]
  • Ince & Co
    • Consultant, 2013
    • Retired from partnership, 2013
    • Senior Partner, 2000-2008
    • Appointed Partner, 1982
    • Joined, 1977 
  • Willis Graduate Programme, Lloyd’s Insurance Brokers, 1975-1977;
  • LLM, King’s College, University of London, 1974-1975;
  • LLB, BComm., Stellenbosch University, 1969-1973.
Presentations and Media [fa icon="caret-right"]

Contact

Matthew Rushton
Deputy Managing Director
JAMS International, 70 Fleet Street,
London, UK EC4Y 1EU

T: +44 207 936 3538
F: +44 207 936 3325

mrushton@jamsinternational.com

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