Mark Everiss


I have a strong affiliation with the insurance sector not only having worked in the business for over 25 years but also through my active participation in two important insurance market organisations, IRLA and the IACP.

+44 (0) 20 7556 4523

Mark Everiss is the head of the Insurance & Reinsurance practice group. He focuses on insurance and reinsurance policy wording and coverage advice and disputes. Mark has handled many significant cases both in the High Court and in arbitration involving various business lines, including third party liability, onshore and offshore energy, financial institutions, product liability, D&O, cyber and warranty & indemnity, as well as reinsurance disputes in the live and legacy markets.

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  • Recovery of claims from reinsurers in respect of losses on employers’ liability policies 

  • Success for domestic and non-domestic clients in arbitrations 

  • Provision of policy coverage advice on a variety of different categories of business including offshore and onshore energy and pollution 

  • Obtained a number of significant arbitration awards for insolvent companies in run-off 


    Supporting Wolverhampton Wanderers FC

    Collecting sporting art and memorabilia


  • University of Liverpool
    LLB, with honours, 1987

Admissions & Credentials

England & Wales


  • Insurance & Reinsurance Legacy Association - Director & Company Secretary

  • British Insurance Law Association

  • AIDA Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitration Society

  • The Chartered Insurance Institute

  • Lloyd's Market Association

  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

Rankings & Accolades

    "Mark Everiss ‘brings unrivalled expertise and sound judgement’ as well as ‘a wide knowledge of the reinsurance markets in the UK and internationally’" Legal 500 UK: Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation (2016)

    UK Legal Experts

    Euromoney's Legal Media Group's Expert Guide for Insurance & Reinsurance

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Insight into the latest legal developments affecting insurance and reinsurance services

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+44 (0) 20 7556 4523 office
+44 (0) 20 7760 6451 fax

69 Old Broad Street
London, UK EC2M 1QS