Paul Wordley is a Partner in HFW's international Insurance and Reinsurance Practice Group. His practice is geared towards dispute resolution and coverage issues in the international insurance and reinsurance markets, acting for insureds, insurers, brokers, intermediaries and reinsurers.
Paul has been involved in a number of high-profile international disputes in recent years, including the Lloyd's litigation, the Svenska Kredit reinsurance litigation, the ME Rutty Pool disputes, the Kennecott insurance/reinsurance coverage and brokers negligence litigation, the Ericsson contingency business interruption claim, high profile regulatory proceedings at Lloyd's, arbitration proceedings arising from the September 11 terrorist attacks, as reinsurance counsel to a major Scandinavian insurer bankruptcy, claims arising out of the December 2004 tsunami and claims arising out of Hurricane Katrina. He has also advised on a number of recent mining claims, issues arising out of recent natural disasters in many parts of the world and is a leader on advising on issues related to the setting up and management of captives.
Paul has significant mediation experience, having represented clients in several successful multi-million dollar mediations.