Cozen O’Connor: Arogundade, Kathryn

Kathryn Arogundade

Associate

London

+44 (0)20 7864 2017

+44 (0)20 7283 2042

Kathryn Arogundade manages her own caseload and handles all aspects of insurance matters with particular emphasis on subrogation, commercial litigation and product liability issues, and with claims arising in both the UK and overseas. She has acted for a number of leading UK and international insurance companies, as well as Lloyd’s syndicates, in litigation, international arbitration and mediation proceedings. 

Kathryn has particular experience in property losses as well as aviation and Fine Art & Specie matters, and frequently handles losses arriving overseas, with a focus on Latin America. Kathryn is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish having lived for a number of years in Latin America and the Caribbean, including Brazil, Chile and Cuba, before training as a lawyer.

Kathryn has volunteered her legal and language skills to various organizations, including Interights, Amicus (Assisting Lawyers for Justice on Death Row), and International PEN. She has also worked with the Caribbean Center for Human Rights in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, assisting the Death Penalty Project and the London Panel of Solicitors with their pro bono cases.  She is currently assisting the Law Society’s International Action Team.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in Hispanic studies from the University of Sheffield. She completed the Graduate Diploma in Law at the University of Westminster and the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in London.

Experience

Publications

High Court in England and Wales Rules on Waivers of Subrogation in Construction Project [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

April 19, 2018

High Court in England and Wales holds that project insurers can bring a subrogation claim against a sub-contractor on a project where the sub-contractor has expressly agreed to obtain separate insurance cover for the project.  Haberdashers’ Aske’s Federation Trust v Lakehouse Contracts & Ors...

Re-Reading the Riot Act: An Update [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

December 18, 2015

Changes to the Riot Act that will hit insurers look set to go ahead following Parliament’s recent second reading of the Riot Compensation Bill. The draft Bill, which will replace the Riot (Damages) Act 1886, was the subject of debate at the House of Commons on Friday, 4 December 2015, when it was...

Reading the Riot Act: Period for lodging claims with the Police for losses caused by the London riots extended to 42 days [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

August 12, 2011

In his address to Parliament today, David Cameron announced that those suffering losses as a result of the recent outbreaks of violence, destruction and looting in London and other cities across England will have 42 days, rather than the 14 days prescribed by statute, to claim compensation from the relevant police authorities.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

Chubb Europe's International Subrogation Conference

September 27, 2011 - Betchworth, Surrey, United Kingdom

Industry Sectors

Education

  • College of Law (London Bloomsbury), LPC, 2008
  • University of Westminster, GDL, 2006
  • University of Sheffield, B.A., 2001
  • England and Wales