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Helena Coates Legal Director

Helena recently joined EC3 Legal from a large City law firm.  Her background is in dispute resolution and insurance claims. She has a number of years of experience in acting for insurers and reinsurers.

Helena Coates


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Her practice includes advising on coverage issues in relation to general commercial liability and construction and engineering policies. She has also defended insurers in a number of complex disputes and has experience of pursuing subrogated recoveries on behalf of insurers (and their insureds). She has had several High Court successes and has also acted for reinsurers in Bermuda Form arbitrations and has been involved in a large arbitration concerning industry loss warranties as well as a complex dispute regarding the fraudulent activity of coverholders under a binding authority.  
 
Helena speaks French fluently and many of the matters on which she advises involve cross-border issues. When not at work, Helena loves to travel and enjoys skiing in winter and trying her hand at different outdoor activities in summer.

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