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Skrine, Rupert
Rupert Skrine
Partner
Telephone: +852 2848 6301
Mobile: +852 9021 7574

Recommended lawyer - The Legal 500 UK 2017

Chambers Asia Pacific 2018 Leading Individual - Rupert Skrine

Leading individual - The Legal 500 UK 2017

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 - Leading Individual

Rupert Skrine

-Partner

Experience

  • Handling claims arising under the License Holders Scheme.
  • Acting for accountants on instruction of their insurers in relation to professional indemnity claims.
  • Defending major accountancy firms in Hong Kong.
  • Acting for insurers in relation to claims against their insureds.
  • Acting for insurers on all aspects of policy coverage particularly in relation to professional indemnity, liability and financial lines claims.
  • Drafting and advising on policy wording issues, investigations, settlement agreements.
  • Advising on coverage and all aspects of product liability.  

Clients

  • Accountants
  • Professional indemnity insurers
  • Insurers

Publications

  • Regular contributor to local insurance and legal publications

Market recognition

  • A Leading Individual for 'Insurance Contentious (International Firms) (China)'
    Rupert Skrine is "well respected in the Hong Kong market, with a good knowledge of the local markets and a good technical understanding of complex financial lines products".
    Chambers Asia Pacific 2018
  • A Leading Individual for 'Insurance' (Hong Kong)
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018
  • A Recommended Lawyer for 'Dispute Resolution (Hong Kong)'
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018
  • A Recommended Lawyer for 'Employment (Hong Kong)'
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018
  • "Has a very deep understanding of Kennedys global capabilities, and as a result he really understands how that works alongside our global strategy"
    Gracechurch APAC Market Insurance Law Report 2017
    "He is a phenomenal lawyer who is one of the market leaders"
    Gracechurch APAC Market Insurance Law Report 2017
  • A Leading Individual for 'Insurance Contentious (International Firms) (China)'
    Rupert Skrine "able to deliver well under pressure".
    Chambers Asia Pacific 2017
  • A Leading Individual for 'Insurance' (Hong Kong)
    Rupert Skrine is ‘reputable in the market’.
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017
  • A Recommended Lawyer for 'Dispute Resolution (Hong Kong)'
    Rupert Skrine ‘very reputable’.
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017
  • A Recommended Lawyer for 'Employment (Hong Kong)'
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017
  • A Leading Individual for 'Insurance Contentious (International Firms) (China)'
    Rupert Skrine is "a Rolls-Royce lawyer, very refined; you get a smooth journey with him, no surprises".
    Chambers Asia Pacific 2016
  • A Leading Individual for 'Insurance' (Hong Kong)
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016
  • A Recommended Lawyer for 'Dispute Resolution (Hong Kong)'
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016
  • A Recommended Lawyer for 'Employment (Hong Kong)'
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016
  • A Leading Individual for 'Insurance Contentious (International Firms) (China)'
    Rupert Skrine "comes up with solutions that everyone can work with,".
    Chambers Asia Pacific 2015
  • A Recommended Lawyer for 'Insurance' (Hong Kong)
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015
  • A Recommended Lawyer for 'Dispute Resolution (Hong Kong)'
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015
  • A Recommended Lawyer for 'Employment (Hong Kong)'
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015
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Memberships

  • Various committees of the Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Legal Affairs Committee
  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society
  • Hong Kong Insurers Club
  • Clerk to the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal