Jane Beacham Tatiana Markovitch
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Jane Beacham – Managing Partner

BA Keele, Solicitor, Qualified 1991
Phone: + 44 (0) 20 7645 7974
Email: jbeacham@clausen.com

A founding member of the firm, Jane Beacham specialises in insurance and reinsurance, liability defence and subrogation; international and commercial dispute resolution. Particular practice areas are insurance and reinsurance coverage, general liability, product liability, professional indemnity and commercial property risks.

Recent and current matters include:
Acting for London Market reinsurer in a dispute with its retrocessionaires arising out of the Thai flood loss.

Acted for Continental European insurer and its insured French shipyard in a substantial marine construction dispute which was successfully resolved after determination of a preliminary issue in favour of the shipyard by the Commercial Court in London. Acergy Shipping Ltd v Societé Bretonne de Reparation Navale SAS [2012] 1 All ER (Com) 369

Represented US product liability insurers and their insured marine acoustic engineers and manufacturers in a claim by an English ship building company.

Represented London Market reinsurer in relation to a multi-million Euro fidelity loss arising out of an alleged bank fraud.

Instructed by London Market insurer to advise on policy coverage following a suspicious fire at a commercial premises in the UK.

Advised London Market reinsurers in relation to a multi-million subrogation against the manufacturers of transformer which failed during re-energisation of a gas turbine at a power station in Mexico.

Acted for lead London Market casualty reinsurers in successful resolution of its involvement in a multi-party dispute arising from a major pollution loss in Bolivia.

Acted for London Market D&O and PI reinsurers of the insurers of various telecommunications companies and their directors, who were subject to US securities and ERISA class actions.

Practice Areas:
• Insurance/Reinsurance
• Casualty/Liability defence
• Subrogation
• Product liability
• Professional Indemnity

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