Contributors

Mehmet-Achik-ElMehmet Achik-El
Associate, London

Mehmet is an Associate in our Corporate, Finance and Insurance & Reinsurance groups, advising clients on a wide range of transactional matters.
His experience includes advising on mergers and acquisitions, cross-border restructurings, commercial and joint venture agreements.


Ian ChetwoodIan Chetwood
Partner, London 

Ian is a senior member of the firm’s shipping group. His practice embraces shipping cases and large scale commercial disputes in court proceedings, arbitrations and ADR. Recommended for shipping work by the Legal 500 and Chambers directories, Ian has extensive experience across all aspects of the firm’s contentious shipping practice.


simon-cooper_2015-bwSimon Cooper
Partner, London

Simon joined Ince as a partner from a leading international law firm. Simon’s practice focuses on commercial dispute resolution, insurance and reinsurance and he heads our cyber group. He is experienced in working with lawyers in many jurisdictions and coordinating multi jurisdictional projects on clients’ behalf.


Chris CraneChris Crane
Senior Associate, London

Chris is predominantly a litigator with a focus mainly on insurance work and commercial disputes. His practice covers a broad range insurance and reinsurance business lines, commercial litigation and contractual disputes. He also advises on policy wording and liability issues. Chris also has experience across the firm’s core practice areas.


Franco D'AndreaFranco D’Andrea
Associate, London

Franco is a dispute resolution and commercial Associate with a practice focusing on shipping, insurance and commercial disputes. Franco frequently acts for clients in English High Court proceedings. He also acts for clients in London arbitrations, particularly those subject to LMAA terms.


Rory MacfarlaneRory Macfarlane
Partner, London

Rory is a partner in the London office. A litigation and arbitration specialist, Rory handles complex cross-border litigation, international arbitration and mediation. His experience includes London  LMAA, ICC and LCIA arbitrations, as well as cases in the Commercial Court and Hong Kong Courts.


Joe OKeeffeJoe O’Keeffe
Global Head of Insurance, Partner, London

Joe joined Ince & Co in 1991 and became a partner in 2000. The majority of Joe’s caseload is insurance-based, primarily focussed on advising insurers in relation to coverage issues and disputed claims arising in the marine and energy sectors. His extensive experience spans hull & machinery, builders’ risks, P&I, cargo, loss of hire and marine liabilities.


Ben OgdenBen Ogden
Partner, London

Ben graduated with a modern history degree before turning to the law. He specialises in contentious insurance work and commercial disputes. Ben acts for insurers, insureds and brokers in a variety of insurance disputes. He has experience of professional indemnity work in relation to lawyers, insurance brokers and ship surveyors.


Stefan SeggerStefan Segger
Partner, Cologne

Dr. Stefan Segger is a partner in our insurance and reinsurance team with more than 15 years’ experience in the sector, and is based in our Cologne office. Before joining Ince Stefan was an equity partner in an international law firm. He is an experienced litigator and has advised on several transactions in the insurance industry.


kiran-soar_3x4Kiran Soar
Partner, London

Kiran is a partner in Ince & Co’s Insurance and Reinsurance Group. Kiran’s practice spans a number of classes of business, and  much of Kiran’s work has an international flavour. Kiran also advises clients on non-contentious insurance and reinsurance issues including policy wordings, binding authority agreements and also ART/ILS transactions.