Mark Everiss

Senior Counsel

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.

Mark Everiss 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

Rankings & Accolades

    Chambers & Partners (UK): Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance (2022)

    Legal 500 (UK): Crime, fraud and licensing (2022)

    Legal 500 (UK): Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation (2022)

    Legal 500 (UK): Insurance: Corporate and Regulatory (2022)

    Legal 500 (UK): International Arbitration (2022)

    Euromoney's Legal Media Group Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers: Insurance and Reinsurance

    "Mark Everiss has years of experience of resolving market issues and has a relentless eye for detail." Legal 500 (UK): International Arbitration (2021)

    "Mark Everiss always puts his client’s needs first and goes all out to provide a first class service, which stands out against other firms." Legal 500 (UK): Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation (2021)


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