Partner Chloe Derrick joins the Policyholder Disputes department, founded by Aaron Le Marquer in September 2022, from Mishcon de Reya.

Chloe has more than 10 years’ experience advising on insurance issues, having acted on disputes arising from business interruption, property, directors & officers (D&O), warranty and indemnity (W&I), political risk, pharmaceutical, cyber and professional risks policy lines amongst others. Her casework often involves high profile multi-jurisdictional disputes.

Having previously acted for insurers in disputes, Chloe now acts exclusively for individuals and corporate policyholders. Chloe joins Stewarts from Mishcon de Reya’s insurance disputes team and was previously Lead Associate for the professional negligence offshore offering at RPC.

Aaron Le Marquer, Head of Policyholder Disputes, comments:

“Chloe is a stellar coverage lawyer and a valuable addition to the Stewarts Policyholder Disputes team. Her broad experience advising on all forms of commercial coverage disputes, coupled with her deep expertise in professional indemnity claims provides additional strength in depth to our rapidly growing policyholder offering.”

Chloe comments:

“I am delighted to be joining the Policyholder Disputes team at Stewarts. The team is very much at the forefront of some of the most ground-breaking insurance disputes this year, particularly within the business interruption sector. I am very much looking forward to contributing towards the team’s impressive experience and reputation across all lines of insurance claims, as well as drawing upon the wider strengths of Stewarts’ unique litigation platform.”


Our Policyholder Disputes team

Since its foundation in 2022, the Policyholder Disputes department at Stewarts has acted exclusively for policyholders in high-value, complex insurance disputes, and has more than doubled in headcount in less than 12 months.

The team recently represented the London International Exhibition Centre in the lead of “six expedited test cases”, where the Commercial Court recently found emphatically for policyholders. This was previously selected as one of The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases of 2023.



You can find further information regarding our expertise, experience and team on our Policyholder Disputes page.

If you require assistance from our team, please contact us or alternatively request a call back from one of our lawyers by submitting this form.



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