Edward Rushton

Biography

Edward is Head of Insurance and Reinsurance at LexisNexis UK and leads the Lexis®PSL Insurance and Reinsurance team. He is dedicated to producing market leading resources that reflect and are responsive to the needs of legal and market professionals in the re/insurance industry and which leverage the technological innovations of LexisNexis.

Edward has specialised in insurance and reinsurance since qualification as a solicitor in 2006. He has been recognised by the UK Legal 500 as a next generation lawyer in insurance and reinsurance litigation. In addition to extensive arbitration experience Edward has acted successfully in leading High Court and Court of Appeal cases, such as Axa Versicherung AG v Arab Insurance Group, the leading decision on inducement in relation to non-disclosure and misrepresentation upon placement, and AIOI v Heraldglen, the leading decision regarding aggregation of the World Trade Center losses.

Before joining LexisNexis Edward advised clients in relation to disputes across all classes of general insurance and has a wealth of experience dealing with legacy and run-off business, fronting and captive arrangements, financial institutions, political violence, marine, energy and aviation claims and property damage and business interruption losses. He is also an experienced adviser on policy wordings and reinsurance programme analysis and is noted for his understanding of the technical and practical aspects of re/insurance business, as well as for his legal expertise.

Edward is also knowledgeable about blockchain technology and cyber risks.