Samantha Zaozirny

Associate

Sam has extensive experience in commercial and financial litigation both in the UK and Australia. She previously acted on behalf of various large financial services institutions, including retail and investment banks, in relation to a wide range of disputes including defending allegations of mis-selling, with a particular focus of dealing with FOS complaints. Her practice now focuses on insurance and reinsurance disputes, particularly in financial lines, professional indemnity and cyber and data protection, both as to defence and advising on coverage. She also advises on intellectual property disputes.

Sam also undertakes non-contentious work: advising on policy wordings, compliance with international sanctions and FCA Regulation. She also has experience in contentious insolvency matters.

Sam has extensive advocacy experience, having appeared regularly in the County Courts in the UK and the District and Supreme Courts in Australia.

Sam was called to the Bar in 2006. She then moved to Australia, where she worked for 5 years at leading Sydney commercial and insurance law firm Holman Webb in its insurance litigation team. During this time she completed a secondment within the claims team of a prominent Australian insurer advising on coverage and defending CTP (compulsory third party) claims.

Following her return to England in 2012, Sam qualified as a solicitor and worked for Simmons & Simmons in its financial litigation team, handling the defence of financial mis-selling claims and advising on regulatory issues and risk management. Sam joined Carter Perry Bailey in February 2015.

  • British Insurance Law Association (“BILA”)
  • Insurance and Reinsurance Legacy Association (“IRLA”)
  • Association of Insurance & Reinsurance Service Providers (“AirSP”)
  • Women in Claims
  • Under 35s Reinsurance Group
  • Amnesty International
  • Gray’s Inn
  • Recognised by Legal 500 as “experienced in insurance and banking professional indemnity work”.
Samantha Zaozirny