Jason Reeves
Partner
London
145 Leadenhall Street
London, EC3V 4QT
TEL: 020 3805 6293
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Jason Reeves

Jason is an English solicitor and a licensed attorney in Texas. He has unique experience of practicing law in the U.S. and England.  Jason focuses on complex U.S. insurance disputes and London arbitrations under U.S. law and has resolved disputes through litigation, arbitration, appraisal, mediation, and negotiation in the U.S., England, and other jurisdictions.  He primarily handles first-party insurance coverage and subrogation disputes involving energy, property, power, engineering, construction and industrial risks that often include complicated business interruption issues.  He also handles third party losses – both defense and coverage.  Prior to joining Zelle, he worked as an English solicitor with leading firms in the London market.  Jason acts as a commercial mediator for CEDR.  He regularly lectures and writes on emerging topics and key insurance-law issues.

Representative Matters

First Party

Represented insurer in Dutch refinery Contingent Time Element loss (English and Ohio law)

Representing insurer in an outwards reinsurance dispute (English law)

Acting for a London reinsurance market in a West African mining loss (English law)

Provided coverage advice on a CAR policy to reinsurance market following property damage at a resort project in the Caribbean. (English law)

Acting for a global reinsurance market in an Argentine power loss (Argentine law)

Advising London reinsurance market in a series of unrelated losses at power stations in Guatemala (Guatemalan law)

Advising Lloyd’s syndicates on a manufacturing loss in Guatemala (Guatemalan law)

Recovery action for Reinsurers following a pipeline loss in Mexico (Mexican law)

Advising London reinsurer on aggregation in respect of a property damage and business interruption claim following a loss in the South Pacific. (English and Texas law)

Acting for a global reinsurance market in a Hurricane Odile property loss (Mexican and U.S. law)

Acted for a global reinsurance market on a CAR policy in Israel (Israeli law)

Advising global reinsurance market on a Turkish power loss (Turkish law)

Advising an insurance market on an oilfield flood / well control policy loss in Oklahoma (Colorado law)

Recovery action for insurers following refinery explosion (Kansas and Texas law)

Advising insurer in a long tail pollution claim (Washington State law)

Advising insurer (liaising with reinsurers) on a complex construction loss (Indiana law)

Advising London insurers on a contingent time element loss in Louisiana (Texas law)

Third Party

Representing liability reinsurance market in a fraud matter in China. (Chinese and English law)

Advising Lloyd’s syndicates on a marine liability loss in Argentina (Argentine law)

Representing liability insurer in respect of a cross border product liability claim involving parties in Central Asia and Europe (English, German and Kazakh law)

Articles & Presentations

Latin America Business Series – Introduction: The Common Themes,” Lloyd's Market Association Masterclass, April 29, 2015, co-presenter

Update on Key Issues Affecting Hail Claims,” Lloyd's Market Association Masterclass, March 19, 2015, co-presenter

"'Loss' In Translation: Insurers Beware," Insurance Law360, February 19, 2015, co-author

BI Deductibles and Sublimits,” London Business Interruption Association, February 2, 2015, co-presenter

"The Analysis of Earthquakes,” London Power Forum, November 13, 2014, co-presenter

Earthquake Hazards,” Lloyd's Market Association Masterclass, November 12, 2014, co-presenter

"Primer On Civil And Common Law For The Int’l Insurer," Insurance Law360, October 31, 2014, co-author

Litigating in English and U.S. Jurisdictions: What you need to know,” Lloyd's Market Association Masterclass, October 10, 2014, co-presenter

"Arbitration in England and in the US: A Practical Guide,” Lloyd's Market Association Masterclass, October 3, 2014, co-presenter

Steps to Effective Mediation – Mediation Theatre,” Lloyd's Market Association Masterclass, September 10, 2014, co-presenter

Business Interruption: Deductibles and Sublimits,” Lloyd's Market Association Masterclass, September 9, 2014, co-presenter

"Insurance In Brazil: A Reinsurance Perspective," Insurance Law360, August 14, 2014, co-author

"Primer On Underwriting Insurance Risks In Argentina," Insurance Law360, June 19, 2014, co-author

The Anatomy of Business Interruption,” Lloyd's Market Association Masterclass, February 14, 2014, co-presenter

"Problems with Civil Authorities Clauses,” Lloyd's Market Association Masterclass, January 30, 2014, presenter

“Power and Utilities Business Interruption Insurance Roundtable,” December 3, 2013, co-presenter

“Problems with Civil Authority Clauses,” London Business Interruption Association, December 2, 2013, presenter

"U.S. Law and Jurisdiction," Lloyd's Market Association Masterclass, June 6, 2013, co-presenter

“Contingent Business Interruption,” Lloyd's Market Association Masterclass, May 24, 2013, co-presenter

"U.S. Law and Jurisdiction," Lloyd's Under 30's seminar, May 17, 2013, co-presenter

"Myths and Realities of Bad Faith Claims in the U.S.," Lloyd's Under 30's seminar, May 17, 2013, co-presenter

The Role of Space Technologies in the Surveillance of Major Threats, Including Space Weather,” 17th Annual Space Conference, Rome, Italy, May 9, 2013, co-presenter

To Litigate or to Arbitrate? What to do and where to do it,” Lloyd's Market Association Masterclass, April 22, 2013, co-presenter  

"Only A Matter of Time - Prepare for Geomagnetic Storms," Insurance Law360, February 21, 2013, co-author

The Impact of Solar Flares on Power Infrastructure, London Power Forum 2012

Professional Affiliations

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