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Global law firm Reed Smith is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Pring, who will join the firm’s top tier rated insurance recoveries team as partner. Mark is currently head of Addleshaw Goddard LLP insurance practice.

Mark has established experience in handling complex coverage issues for policyholders including multi-jurisdictional litigation and arbitration proceedings. His experience extends across professional indemnity, financial institutional risks, D&O, property, energy and construction classes of business. He has a particular knowledge of coverage issues arising out of offshore jurisdictions.

Mark has spent his career operating out of both London and Dubai. While based in the Middle East he spent his time handling complex international arbitration proceedings and advised a range of commercial clients on core risk management issues, including the structuring of multi-jurisdictional reinsurance programmes, corporate governance matters, and anti-corruption policies and procedures.

Commenting on the appointment, Reed Smith partner Peter Hardy, leader of the EMEA Commercial Disputes Group and insurance recoveries team in London, said:

“Mark’s appointment emphasises our commitment to building upon our existing market leading brand for policyholder coverage work. His experience and particular understanding of the Middle Eastern market is a natural fit for our global footprint and international client base. Our recognised strength in this sector has been bolstered by Mark’s hire and we are delighted that he is joining the team in London.”


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About Reed Smith’s insurance recovery practice

With Insurance Recovery Group lawyers in London Paris, Singapore, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Washington D.C. and Houston, Reed Smith’s team has represented policyholders across the broadest spectrum of industries, insurance policies and settings.

About Reed Smith

Reed Smith is a global relationship law firm, with more than 1,800 lawyers in 26 offices throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the United States.

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