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Alex Davis

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Alex Davis Partner

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Alex Davis

Alex Davis
Partner

T: +44 20 7809 2671 Email Alex | Vcard Office: London

Alex Davis heads the marine insurance and marine and casualty response groups.
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Alex has acted for major London Lloyd’s and company market insurers as well as Continental insurers on a wide range of marine insurance based matters. He regularly advises his clients on complex coverage issues on hull, cargo, war, port risk, shipyard liability, general liability and mortgagee interest policies. 

He has significant experience of acting primarily for International Insurance markets handling major casualties, collisions, salvage, and wreck removals. He regularly contributes to major publications such as Lloyd’s List on relevant issues and has recently co-presented a paper on marine cyber risk at the IMCC with Rod Johnson.

He has particular expertise in relation to NOAs, CTLs and issues arising thereafter having led one of the main cases resulting in the development of the law in this area. He is also a recognised as leading practitioner on mortgagee interest coverage issues. 

He has advised geo-seismic operators and their insurers on risk management issues and advises the London market on pre-inception risk issues.

He is listed as a leading individual in marine insurance in the major legal directories.
 
Market-leading clients say Alex Davis is "exceptionally strong on insurance coverage."

Chambers UK 2015
 
  • Marine and international trade
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Advising London company market insurers in relation to coverage issues arising out of the total loss of a bulk carrier in a typhoon off China.

Advising London Market liability underwriters in relation to a major fire and total loss of a naval vessel during repair.

Advising Lloyd’s war risk insurers in relation to the detention of a vessel in Kuwait. Subsequently facilitating the release of the vessel through commercial channels.
 
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Advising continental H&M/P&I insurers in relation to the ATL of a bulk carrier off the Chinese coast following a typhoon, specifically in relation to pollution and wreck removal liabilities.

Advising continental H&M insurers in relation to the salvage of a bulk carrier carried out by Spanish authorities.

Advising Dutch H&M insurers in relation to a collision off the coast of China and subsequent hull and salvage claims.

Advising London Market cargo insurers in respect of a salvage claim following an abandonment of voyage and subsequent transhipment of a bulk rice cargo. Subsequently successfully pursuing ship interests for a contribution.

Advising London company market insurers in relation to a collision between a fast ferry and bulk carrier.

Advising Asian Market insurers in relation to the salvage of an LNG carrier off Indonesia.

Advising London and Norwegian Market insurers in relation to claims following collisions with geo-seismic streamer arrays.
Advising London company market insurers in relation to coverage issues arising out of the total loss of a bulk carrier in a typhoon off China.

Advising London Market liability underwriters in relation to a major fire and total loss of a naval vessel during repair.

Advising Lloyd’s war risk insurers in relation to the detention of a vessel in Kuwait. Subsequently facilitating the release of the vessel through commercial channels.
 
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Coverage under marine contractual risks policy - advising London company market insurers in relation to non-disclosure issues arising out of claims relating to cracking in a fleet of naval vessels resulting in the claim being withdrawn in its entirety.

Advising London company market insurers in relation to coverage issues arising out of the total loss of a bulk carrier in a typhoon off China.

Advising London Market liability underwriters in relation to a major fire and total loss of a naval vessel during repair.

Advising Lloyd’s war risk insurers in relation to the detention of a vessel in Kuwait. Subsequently facilitating the release of the vessel through commercial channels.  

Advising London Market underwriters in relation to safe port claims.

Advising London company market insurers in relation to significant claims at a lithium mine in the Atacama Desert following flooding.

Advising Lloyd’s insurers in relation to stock losses at Turkish coal yards.

Advising Lloyd’s market underwriters in relation to coverage issues under mortgagee interest policies.

Advising London company market liability insurers in relation to risk management at naval shipbuilding and repair facilities.  

Advising London Lloyd’s insurers in relation to coverage under a salvage guarantee policy covering the vessel for the London Market.

Advising London Market insurers in relation to issues arising out of the CTL and subsequent negligent transfer of the World’s largest dredger. Successfully recovering and taking possession of the vessel and arranging for its subsequent sale.

Advising Lloyd’s underwriters in respect of the sale of a vessel following the declaration of a CTL.

Advising Lloyd’s underwriters in the successful defence of a CTL claim, eventually arranging for the vessel to be repaired at a fraction of the original claim.

Advising London Market cargo insurers following West African piracy incidents.

More: Marine insurance
Advising London company market insurers in relation to coverage issues arising out of the total loss of a bulk carrier in a typhoon off China.

Advising London Market liability underwriters in relation to a major fire and total loss of a naval vessel during repair.

Advising Lloyd’s war risk insurers in relation to the detention of a vessel in Kuwait. Subsequently facilitating the release of the vessel through commercial channels.
 
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