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Andrew graduated from the University of York with first class honours before completing the CPL law conversion course at City University. He qualified as an insurance and reinsurance lawyer in the City in 2001 and has over 15 years' experience in this field. Andrew joined Keoghs as a partner in 2017.
He has wide experience in the insurance and reinsurance sector and has expertise in disputes across a number of lines of business, especially property, business interruption, onshore and offshore energy, construction/engineering, D&O, professional indemnity, contingency and cyber insurance and reinsurance (facultative and treaty).
Andrew's caseload typically consists of technical, complex and/or high value matters, often involving multiple parties and jurisdictions around the world. He also drafts (re)insurance wordings and advises insurers on product development. He is a regular speaker and commentator in the insurance market and runs the Insurance Contract Wordings Foundation Course for the Lloyd’s Market Association.
Latest Insights by Andrew Schütte
In many cases, indemnity for defence costs is the most significant head of cover in professional indemnity insurance. In a recent judgment, the High Court has interpreted the minimum terms of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (“ICAEW”) (the “Minimum Terms”) in favour of insurers in respect of their right to be repaid defence costs by a policyholder.