Cozen O’Connor: Dowsey, Paul

Paul Dowsey

Member

London

+44 (0)20 7864 2014

+44 (0)20 7283 2042

Recent News:

Legal 500 UK Ranks Cozen O’Connor’s London Insurance Practice

Legal 500, considered one of the most comprehensive worldwide qualitative guides available on lawyers and law firms, has ranked Cozen O'Connor Band 5 in United Kingdom – London – Insurance – Insurance and Reinsurance category.

Paul Dowsey's practice is focused on international facultative business with specific emphasis on mining, power generation, construction/engineering, industrial process, and downstream oil and gas. Paul currently serves as the office managing partner of the London office and also co-chairs the firm’s reinsurance area.

Paul is experienced in direct and facultative international property and energy related risks including power generation, mining, infrastructure and industrial process. He has considerable experience in treaty reinsurance disputes and has been involved in complex international treaty disputes in London, Bermuda, the United States and Australia, as well as managing treaty audits and inspections. Paul has had considerable experience in handling matters in South and Central America as well as many other jurisdictions in Europe, Africa and the Far East.

Paul was called to the bar in 1992 and qualified for England & Wales in 2002. He has been recommended in Legal 500 within insurance and reinsurance litigation and ranked by Chambers UK and Chambers Global for Insurance: Contentious Claims.

Experience

News

Legal 500 UK Ranks Cozen O’Connor’s London Insurance Practice

December 28, 2018

Legal 500, considered one of the most comprehensive worldwide qualitative guides available on lawyers and law firms, has ranked Cozen O'Connor Band 5 in United Kingdom – London – Insurance – Insurance and Reinsurance category.

Three Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Earn Recognition in 2017 Chambers Global Rankings

June 15, 2017

Chambers Global has recognized Cozen O’ Connor attorneys Susan Eisenberg, Paul Dowsey, and Joseph Tilson as three worldwide leaders in their respective practices.

Three Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Earn Recognition in 2016 Chambers Global Rankings

June 09, 2016

Joseph Tilson and Susan Eisenberg recognized as worldwide leaders in labor and employment law, Paul Dowsey recognized as a leader in insurance.

Leading Insurance Attorneys Join Cozen O’Connor in London

March 04, 2014

The hires cap a significant, year-long expansion of the firm’s London team, with a total of three new members and one associate since January 2013 which have nearly doubled the firm’s partner presence in the UK.

Publications

Taking Charge [Best's Review]

June 16, 2014

Andrew Tobin and Paul Dowsey of the Global Insurance Department, write about effective claims controls in facultative reinsurance in an article titled "Taking Charge" in Best's Review. Facultative business can give rise to conflicts between reinsurers and cedents in the handling of claims, particularly if the cedent is concerned with reputational risk and has no meaningful exposure.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

London Power Forum 2014

November 13, 2014 - London, UK

Industry Sectors

Education

  • Hull University, LL.B., 1987

Awards & Honors

Chambers & Partners UK 2015-2018

Chambers & Partners Global 2015-2018

Legal 500

  • England and Wales