Romain has acted in multiple commercial litigation cases, including post-acquisition and product liability disputes. He has also represented French and international clients in insurance coverage litigation and subrogation proceedings (exclusion, forfeiture, property and civil liability) and construction cases.
Romain has a strong and diverse experience of insurance matters, both on the litigation and transactional/regulatory sides.
Romain acts in numerous insurance litigation cases and has a vast experience of insurance coverage disputes. Examples of his work include obtaining the dismissal of a claim brought against a major insurer based on the false representation made by the insured at the time of underwriting the policy and he has also obtained the dismissal of a claim based on the intentional misconduct of the insured.
Romain has also acted successfully in a large number of recovery procedures. He has, for example, obtained a significant recovery for an English insurer following a loss on a pharmaceutical plant in France and a total multimillion-euro recovery for US insurers following the collapse of a building in Paris inner-centre after a 10-year procedure.
His experience covers casualty, liability, financial lines (D&O, E&O, fraud), as well as construction & credit and political risk insurance. This experience also encompasses disputes between insurers and brokers, as well as reinsurance disputes, especially before arbitration tribunals.
Romain has also provided advice to leading insurance companies and policyholders in the setting up of their insurance schemes. It is used to providing policy review advice as well as assisting insurers in the distribution, marketing and structuring of their insurance products.
Romain is deeply involved in the life of the French insurance community. He has founded and chairs the ALEA association, which organised the first and only moot court devoted to insurance litigation in France.
Examples of his expertise as counsel include:
Dispute Resolution: "Romain Dupeyré is an 'excellent lawyer and strategist, gifted with very good negotiating skills'"
Insurance: "Romain Dupeyré 'swiftly takes each of his cases hand-on and knows all about arbitration'"
Legal 500, July 2016
Insurance: “Romain Dupeyré is first-rate lawyer who boasts invaluable experience handling insurance litigation matters.”
Who’s Who Legal 2018
Who's Who Legal 2016
Arbitration: "Romain Dupeyré is one of the future leading names in the business"Décideurs, December 2015