Richard Hopley


I enjoy the challenge of working on difficult and important cases.

Richard Hopley handles complex insurance and reinsurance coverage disputes, particularly those involving product liability or innovative insurance products, in litigation or arbitration. He also advises on the restructuring of insurance and reinsurance portfolios.

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  • Munich Re, Swiss Re and Zurich Mass Litigation Arising out of the Reinsurance of T&N's Historical Asbestos Liability 

  • AXA Film Finance Disputes 

Clients praising his ‘thoroughness and attention to detail.' – Legal 500 UK

  • University of Bristol
    LLB, 1983

Admissions & Credentials

England & Wales

Rankings & Accolades

    The Legal 500 UK: Insurance (2022)

    The Legal 500 UK: Insurance and reinsurance litigation (2022)

    Ranked in Insurance and Reinsurance, Chambers & Partners UK 2017

    The Legal 500 UK: Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation

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

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