Adam Chichester-Clark

Call 2000

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Adam has a broad commercial chancery practice, encompassing:

Adam’s primary focus is on litigation but he also regularly acts for insurers and reinsurers on insurance business transfer schemes and schemes of arrangement.

Commercial Cases

Berryland Books Limited v BK Books Limited (2010) (CA)

Re Tenecom Limited (2010)

Belfairs Management Limited v Sutherland & anor [2010] EWHC 2276 (Ch)

Koshy v Deg-Deutsche Investitions-und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH and another [2008] EWCA Civ 27

Lexi Holdings Ltd v. Luqman and Others [2007] All ER (D) 238 (Jan)

Woking Ex-service Memorial Club, Working Men’s Club & Institute (2006) EWHC 28/11/06

Koshy v Deg-Deutsche Investitions-und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH and another [2006] EWHC 17

Re Syndicate 982 and Sterling Life Limted (2006)

Re Nissay Dowa General Insurance Company Limited (2006)

Z1 Ltd [2006] All ER (D) 188 (Nov)

Prior to joining Three Stone Chambers, Adam practised as an employed barrister at Clyde & Co. where he acted in numerous insurance and reinsurance matters often with an international dimension, including:

• Litigation arising out of the major insurance fraud trial, Sphere Drake v EIU & SCB (2002);

• The first insurance business transfer scheme under the Financial Markets and Services Act 2000 WASA International & AGF Insurance Limited v WASA;

• An insurance claim arising out of investors’ allegations of the misselling of split capital investment trusts;

• The recovery of US$115 million on behalf of the Turkish Government and Italian contractors as a result of earthquake damage to the Ankara/Istanbul Highway in 1999, in the subsequent litigation in the High Court (KGM & Astaldi SPA v Generali Kent Sigorta & others (2002)) and in associated ICC arbitration proceedings in Zurich;

• An arbitration for a Lloyds syndicate against reinsurers, in respect of claims on its catastrophe aviation cover;

• An arbitration for a life insurer concerning a premium rebate overpayment by reinsurers amounting to £100 million.