Mark Meyer

Partner
mmeyer@crowell.com
+44.20.7413.1326

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, defending insureds, and in litigating insurance industry disputes, such as with Managing General Agents. Mark 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 him “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 aviation. In recent years, he 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 recognized 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 has been recognized by Chambers UK as a leading lawyer in the area of Insurance Law and is listed in the current edition of the Legal Media Group’s Guides to the World’s Leading Lawyers for Insurance and Reinsurance. He is also named as a leader in the field of aviation by the established legal directory UK Legal Experts, and is featured in Best Lawyers for Aviation Law.

Mark is a member of the Aviation Insurance Association, the Professional Liability Underwriters Society, the London Court of International Arbitration, and the International Committee of ARIAS U.S.

Representative Experience

  • Advising the lead insurer of the UK Government’s professional indemnity scheme for EWS1 cladding safety certificates.
  • Advising airline and owner clients on the loss of Ukraine International Airlines flight PS 752 and on LaMia Airlines flight CP 2933.
  • 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. 


Affiliations

Admitted to practice: England and Wales



Speeches & Presentations

  • "ARIAS U.S. Spring Seminar on Cyber Case Studies," New York, NY (April 5, 2022). Speaker: Mark Meyer.
  • "Securities Actions in the United Kingdom," Crowell & Moring Directors & Officers Insurance Symposium, An International Perspective, New York, NY (February 5, 2019). Speaker: Mark Meyer.
  • "The Impact of International Sanctions on Insurance," Crowell & Moring, London (November 27, 2018). Presenters: Michelle Linderman, Cari Stinebower, Laura Foggan, and Mark Meyer.
  • "Directors' and Officers' Insurance: An International Perspective," New York (January 30, 2018). Moderator: Mark Meyer.


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Firm News & Announcements

December 29, 2020 DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Advises Perfuturo Insurance AG on Acquisition of Argo Group’s Italian Insurance Business
December 11, 2017 Chambers UK and Legal 500 UK Rank Crowell & Moring in Latest Guides
November 29, 2016 Chambers UK and Legal 500 UK Rank Crowell & Moring in Latest Guides
March 30, 2016 Crowell & Moring Adds Experienced Insurance/Reinsurance London Partner Mark Meyer