War & Terrorism

Depth of experience in a range of insurance and reinsurance issues arising from war risks, terrorism and allied perils.

  • Contingency insurance
  • Event cancellation
  • Kidnap & ransom
  • Life assurance
  • Marine & Aviation
  • Permanent Total Disablement
  • Personal Accident
  • Political Violence
  • Property
  • Travel coverage issues
  • Represented insurers in relation to reinsurance allocation and aggregation issues arising from the 9/11 terrorist attacks in USA.
  • Advised reinsurer on aggregation of losses under aviation hull war risks treaties arising from damage sustained to aircraft during airport attacks.
  • Advised overseas brokers regarding several direct / facultative reinsurance claims under war risks and political violence property insurances and reinsurances, generally involving Middle East based insureds/reinsureds and losses.
  • Representing ship-owner regarding a marine hull war risks insurance claim, involving an attack on an oil tanker.
  • Acting in reinsurance claims for the insurer of commercial property damaged by political violence in Syria.
  • Facultative terrorism reinsurance coverage dispute arising from damage to industrial buildings in Syria.
  • Advising on political violence reinsurance coverage of insured losses arising from an arson attack.
  • Advised PA insurer regarding Permanent Total Disability claim of security manager injured during terrorist bomb blast in Mali that involved cardiac symptoms, PTSD and loss of hearing.
  • Advised several life and PA insurers regarding fraudulent fake disappearance / death claim arising from the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami, which was suspected of being pursued to raise funds for an activist group.
  • Life claims and attempted murder claims involving consideration of the effects of biological agents / poisons, some of which are intended to trigger cardiac arrest.
  • Experienced in handling Personal Accident and suicide claims in relation to current and former armed forces personnel and security / close protection officers.
Key Contact
Stephen Carter
Stephen Carter
Helen Tilley
Helen Tilley

About Us

Carter Perry Bailey LLP is a specialist law firm, practicing in both contentious and non-contentious insurance and reinsurance, commercial litigation and arbitration and trust & fiduciary disputes.

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