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Mark Meyer

Partner

mmeyer@crowell.com
Phone: +44.20.7413.1326
Tower 42
25 Old Broad Street
London EC2N 1HQ
United Kingdom

Mark Meyer is a partner in Crowell & Moring’s London office and leads our European insurance practice. He has more than 20 years of experience advising insurers and reinsurers on coverage and insurer defense of policyholders. He regularly represents clients in litigation, arbitration, mediation, and other forms of ADR.

The Legal 500 describes Mark as “having an excellent reputation in coverage disputes.” The Chambers Guide calls Mark “extremely canny and completely charming” with an “outstanding knowledge of insurance and reinsurance with aviation.” Mark has experience in several lines of insurance and reinsurance business, notably, property treaty and facultative covers, professional indemnity and management liability, and in the specialty lines of aviation, and transactional risk insurance. In recent years, Mark has also advised on cyber exposure in the context of physical damage to property and business interruption. Mark's clients include many leading names in the insurance and reinsurance industry.

Mark is a recognised practitioner advising on bespoke insurance wraps for infrastructure projects, with particular focus on blue and green energy technology. Using his extensive experience of project-related insurance covers, Mark works with insurers, brokers and project owners crafting bespoke covers such as Output Guarantee Insurance and adapting traditional insurance to fit the project’s needs and secure equity investment and loan financing.

Mark is listed in the current edition of the Legal Media Group’s Guides to the World’s Leading Lawyers directory of leading Insurance and Reinsurance lawyers. Mark is also named as a leader in the field of aviation by established legal directory, UK Legal Experts, and is featured in Best Lawyers for Aviation Law. Mark is also individually ranked in the current edition of Chambers & Partners Guides to the World’s Leading Lawyers (UK) in two insurance-related categories: General Claims and Aviation and Insurance and Litigation.

Mark is a member of the Aviation Insurance Association, the Professional Liability Underwriters Society, the London Court of International Arbitration, and in 2011 he joined the International Committee of ARIAS US.

Representative Experience

  • Facultative and treaty reinsurers on first party property damage and business interruption losses from the World Trade Center.
  • Lloyd's on aviation excess policies.
  • Reinsurers on several airline, airport, and manufacturer losses.
  • Facultative reinsurers in Gard Marine v Lloyd's Syndicate 780.
  • Strand Insurance Co in Strand Insurance Company v Enterprise Oil (2006) 1 Lloyd's Rep 500.
  • Primary and excess insurers on financial institutions professional indemnity and fidelity losses.
  • Primary and excess insurers on inter-broker dealer errors and omissions losses.
  • Pool reinsurers in several arbitrations regarding accident and health business in the London market.
  • Insurers in various Bermuda form arbitrations.
  • Insurance coverage and claims defense in transactional risk insurance.
  • Cyber coverage analysis and wordings advice on widely-used cyber endorsements. 

Education

  • KBY College (1987)
  • University of London, Queen Mary College, LL.B. (1990)

Affiliations

Admitted to practice: England and Wales

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"Insurers' COVID-19 Notepad: What You Need to Know Now (Week of October 5)," Insurance/Reinsurance Alert (October 5, 2020). Contacts: Laura Foggan, Mark Meyer, Rachael Padgett, Adam J. Singer
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Insurers' COVID-19 Notepad: What You Need to Know Now (Week of September 21) ," Insurance/Reinsurance Alert (September 21, 2020). Contacts: Laura Foggan, Mark Meyer, Adam J. Singer
Client Alert / Newsletter
"COVID-19 Business Interruption: The English High Court Decision," Insurance/Reinsurance Alert (September 21, 2020). Contact: Mark Meyer
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Insurers’ COVID-19 Notepad: What You Need to Know Now (Week of August 3)," Insurance/Reinsurance Alert (August 3, 2020). Contacts: Laura Foggan, Mark Meyer, Adam J. Singer
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Insurers’ COVID-19 Notepad: What You Need to Know Now (Week of July 27)," Insurance/Reinsurance Alert (July 30, 2020). Contacts: Laura Foggan, Mark Meyer, Adam J. Singer
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Insurers' COVID-19 Notepad: What You Need to Know Now (Week of July 20)," Insurance/Reinsurance Alert (July 23, 2020). Contacts: Laura Foggan, Mark Meyer, Adam J. Singer
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Insurers’ COVID-19 Notepad: What You Need to Know Now (Week of June 29)," Insurance/Reinsurance Alert (June 30, 2020). Contacts: Laura Foggan, Mark Meyer, Adam J. Singer
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Insurers' COVID-19 Notepad: What You Need to Know Now (Week of June 15)," Insurance/Reinsurance Alert (June 15, 2020). Contacts: Laura Foggan, Mark Meyer, Adam J. Singer
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Insurers' COVID-19 Notepad: What You Need to Know Now (Week of June 8)," Insurance/Reinsurance Alert (June 9, 2020). Contacts: Laura Foggan, Mark Meyer
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Restructuring Measures to Combat the Effects of COVID-19," Corporate Alert (April 20, 2020). Contacts: Cathryn Williams, Paul Muscutt, Andrew J. Knight, Simon Evers, Mark Meyer, Beth Bradley, Amanda Kwagala
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