Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff
Gavin Coull is a Partner in the London office of Foran Glennon (UK) LLP where he acts on behalf of the London insurance and reinsurance market (both Lloyd’s and companies) and¬†international carriers, particularly in Bermuda.
He focuses his practice on dispute resolution and coverage advice for reinsurers and reinsureds,¬†in respect of both treaty and facultative business, as well as complex international direct¬†business, across a broad range of non-marine classes including property, specie, political risk,¬†engineering, casualty and pharmaceutical. He also deals with problematical binding authority¬†issues.
Mr. Coull is regularly instructed in matters involving fraud and has experience of obtaining and enforcing¬†freezing injunctions and search and seizure orders, and of acting as Court appointed Supervising Solicitor. He¬†has extensive experience of litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, and has had conduct of¬†significant matters in England and overseas (Bermuda and the US amongst others) and frequently acts as coordinating¬†counsel for multi-jurisdictional disputes.
Mr. Coull also has a non-contentious practice, advising on insurance and reinsurance programme structuring¬†and wordings, both traditional and alternative.¬†He is ranked as a leading individual for insurance work in Insurance: Contentious Claims by the 2014 edition of¬†Chambers Global and for Insurance UK-wide in Chambers UK 2015. He also regularly contributes to industry¬†publications and undertakes speaking engagements.
Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (1997)
Recognised, Chambers Global – Insurance: Contentious Claims (2014)
Recognised, Chambers UK Guide – Insurance: Contentious Claims and Reinsurance (2014-2015)
Recognised, Super Lawyers UK (2013)
Listed, Intelligent Insurer The Legal Elite (2013)
Named, Leading Individual: Insurance: Contentious Claims and Reinsurance – Chambers UK (2012 edition)
Named, UK Legal Experts: Insurance (2011 edition)
Markel International Insurance Company Limited v Timothy Higgins (Court of Appeal)  EWCA Civ 790
Markel International Insurance Company Limited v Surety Guarantee Consultants Limited & Ors  EWHC
Markel v SGC & Ors  EWHC 3087 (Comm) and Sanger & Apter v Beazley  LlLR 424