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Thibaut Gribelin

T: +33 1 44 15 82 04 M: +33 6 07 46 45 12 Email Thibaut | Vcard Office: Paris

Thibaut Gribelin Associate

Contact details

Thibaut Gribelin

Thibaut Gribelin
Associate

T: +33 1 44 15 82 04 M: +33 6 07 46 45 12 Email Thibaut | Vcard Office: Paris

Thibaut specialises in insurance disputes and commercial litigation. He also focuses on proceedings related to freezing orders and attachments.
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Thibaut focuses on international insurance disputes related to misappropriation of assets. He represents banks and financial institutions in proceedings against insurance companies having subscribed policies through co-insurance and layered coverage.

He has experience of vessel and aircraft repossessions, and assists the owners in their disputes with insurance companies and service providers. Thibaut also assists clients in construction disputes involving worldwide engineering companies.

Thibaut speaks French and English and is a member of the Paris bar.

  • Banking and financial services litigation
  • Commercial litigation
  • Aviation litigation and regulation

French multi-national bank

Representing a French multi-national bank against its insurers on fraud cover (Bankers Blanket Bond) disputes in relation to two major events for losses in excess of €500 million.

Repossession of leased assets

Representing a French bank against the hull insurers of a $10 million private jet arrested in South America after the discovery of a large quantity of cocaine on-board. This case is known under the name of Air Cocaine.

Vessel arrests in Francophone Africa

Assisting multi-national banks in the repossession of cargo vessels arrested in Francophone Africa.

More: Banking and financial services litigation

Bankers blanket bond

Representing a French multi-national bank against its insurers on fraud cover (bankers blanket bond) disputes in relation to two majors events for losses in excess of €500 million.

Builders' risk insurance

Advising a worldwide engineering and construction group in their disputes with several insurance companies covering a gas compression plant and the professional liability of other construction companies. The project is worth €200 million.

International trade

Advising an Indian pharmaceutical company manufacturing synthetic molecules in their dispute against a French anti-cancer drugs producer.

Real estate disputes

Advising a company owning large domains in the southwest France (wine region) on various claims raised by financial institutions and investors.

More: Commercial litigation

Aircraft accidents

Assisting Lukoil Overseas Ltd against several insurance companies for the coverage of search and rescue costs incurred following the crash in coastal waters offshore Ghana of an helicopter on contract operated by the local airline carrier.

Aircraft arrests

Representing a French bank against the hull insurers of a $10 million private jet arrested in South America after the discovery of a large quantity of cocaine on-board. This case is known under the name of Air Cocaine.

Aircraft maintenance disputes

Assisting British and French companies in their disputes against airline companies and service providers following the performance of maintenance operations on public transport aircrafts.

More: Aviation litigation and regulation
  • Insurance
  • Banks and banking
  • Aviation

Bankers blanket bond

Representing a French multinational bank against its insurers on fraud cover (bankers blanket bond) disputes in relation to two majors events for losses in excess of €500 million.

Builders' risk insurance

Advising a worldwide engineering and construction group in their disputes with several insurance companies covering a gas compression plant and the professional liability of various construction companies. The project is worth €200 million.

Aircraft hull coverage

Representing a French bank against the hull insurers of a $10 million private jet arrested in South America after the discovery of a large quantity of cocaine on-board. This case is known under the name of Air Cocaine.

Search and rescue costs

Assisting Lukoil Overseas Ltd against insurers for the coverage of search and rescue costs incurred following the crash in coastal waters offshore Ghana of an helicopter on contract operated by the local airline carrier.

More: Insurance

Repossession of assets

Assisting multinational banks in the repossession of cargo ships and aircrafts arrested in Francophone Africa.

Lease finance endorsement – AVN67

Representing a French bank against the hull insurers of a $10 million private jet arrested in South America after the discovery of a large quantity of cocaine on-board. This case is known under the name of Air Cocaine.

Misappropriation of assets

Representing French multi-national bank against its insurers on fraud cover (bankers blanket bond) disputes in relation to two majors events for losses in excess of €500 million.

More: Banks and banking

Maintenance disputes

Assisting British and French companies in their disputes against airline companies and service providers following the performance of maintenance operations on public transport aircrafts.

Search and rescue costs

Assisting Lukoil Overseas Ltd against insurers for the coverage of search and rescue costs incurred following the crash in coastal waters offshore Ghana of an helicopter on contract operated by the local airline carrier.

Hull coverage

Representing a French bank against the hull insurers of a $10 million private jet arrested in South America after the discovery of a large quantity of cocaine on-board. This case is known under the name of Air Cocaine.

More: Aviation
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