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Ivan Valkov

T: +44 20 7809 2632 M: +44 74 6782 1169 Email Ivan | vCard Office: London

Ivan Valkov Associate

Contact details

Ivan Valkov

Ivan Valkov
Associate

T: +44 20 7809 2632 M: +44 74 6782 1169 Email Ivan | vCard Office: London

A well-rounded dispute resolution lawyer with a broad range of litigation and arbitration experience, Ivan has a particular specialism in disputes arising out of the marine insurance and shipping sectors. He regularly acts for Lloyd’s Underwriters.
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Ivan works closely with Alex Davis and advises the London Market on large and complex losses. He has acted on a variety of contentious matters, with a particular emphasis on disputes arising from H&M and War and MII policies. Ivan has advised both international and domestic clients in High Court litigation and arbitration proceedings (LMAA, LCIA, ARIAS, and DIFC).

Ivan also has experience of obtaining and/or defending interim injunctions such as freezing and search orders, Norwich Pharmacal relief and third party disclosure orders.

Ivan’s involvement, together with foreign counsel, in matters that are handled in the courts of Chile, Japan and Australia speaks volumes of his international outlook and capabilities.

  • Marine and international trade
  • Dispute resolution
  • Commercial litigation

Acted for Underwriters in respect of a claim by the Assured for an indemnity under a Policy for loss of hire and alleged H&M losses resulting from the Vessel’s disablement.

Acting for Underwriters in respect of coverage under a complex reinsurance facility, following the collapse and total loss of an offshore wind turbine.

Acted for Underwriters in respect of a claim by the operator of a lithium mine.

Acted for a client in respect of D&O insurance policy and potential claims brought against them in a fraud case.

Acting for a client in respect of a potential claim following the transit of a hurricane over an oil facility.

Acting for Underwriters in respect of a subrogated claim in Croatia against the manufacturers of a defective product which caused the destruction of a superyacht.

More: Dispute resolution

Acted for the joint liquidators and the proposed administrators of a company in heavily disputed debt litigation.

Acted for various clients in respect of obtaining and/or defending interim injunctions such as freezing and search orders, Norwich Pharmacal relief, third party disclosure orders.

Acted for ship’s crew in respect of the terms of a WFO and its enforcement.

More: Commercial litigation

  • Marine insurance

Acted for Underwriters in respect of a dispute arising under a marine cargo stock throughput policy.

Acted for Underwriters in respect of the loss of a superyacht.

Acting for Underwriters in respect of the total loss of a jack-up oil rig.

Acted for Underwriters in respect of coverage under an MII Policy following the non-payment under H&M and War policies.

Acting for Underwriters in respect of coverage under a complex reinsurance facility, following the collapse and total loss of an offshore wind turbine.

More: Marine insurance

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