Offshore Professional Risks
Chudleigh maintains an international practice that focuses on commercial
litigation involving the financial services, insurance and private
client sectors. After practicing at leading firms in London for 18
years, including as managing partner of Sedgwick London, he moved to
Bermuda in 2008 to head Sedgwick Chudleigh, Sedgwick’s Bermuda office.
Chudleigh’s commercial litigation practice includes corporate,
insolvency, trusts and insurance matters involving commercial entities
in Bermuda, other British Overseas Territories, the United States,
Europe and Asia, including financial institutions, hedge funds, fund
managers and administrators, captive managers, trust companies,
accountants and law firms.
His insurance/reinsurance practice has
covered most classes of business, including general liability
(particularly the “Bermuda Form”), professional liability, directors and
officers liability, financial institutions, products liability,
ILWs and financial reinsurance, property (including property catastrophe
reinsurance), environmental liability, construction, marine, cargo,
satellites and space, motor, personal accident and workers compensation.
He is Chair of Sedgwick’s firm-wide Reinsurance Practice Group,
Educational Director of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
(Bermuda branch) and is listed as an expert in insurance/reinsurance in
the leading directories.
In addition to his litigation practice,
Mr Chudleigh provides counseling on complex insurance and reinsurance
claims. He also advises on regulatory issues affecting the insurance
industry, particularly in relation to the Bermuda market. Mr Chudleigh
has acted as an expert witness on issues of Bermuda law in the context
of U.S. court and arbitration proceedings.
Areas of Concentration
Commercial Litigation; Insolvency; Reinsurance; Insurance; Arbitration; Professional Liability
Bermuda, Barrister and Attorney; California; England and Wales, Solicitor
J.D. (1990) Inns of Court School of Law
B.A. (1989) University of Kent at Canterbury, with honors