Cozen O’Connor: Wildschut, Marli

Marli Wildschut

Associate

London

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Recent Publication:

English Court Considers if U.S. Controlled Marine Insurers Must Pay Claim in Light of Sanctions [Alert]

Andrew Tobin and Marli Wildchut discuss a recent marine insurance case wherein London based but U.S. controlled insurers were ordered by an English court to pay a cargo insurance claim concerning Iran, under a policy governed by English Law, because the standard London Market sanctions exclusion clause did not provide them with a defense.

Marli joined Cozen O'Connor's London office in January 2016, having qualified in 2009, and trained with a Legal 500 firm in London. She handles subrogation claims across the full spectrum of perils including fire, flood, subsidence, explosion and construction claims. Marli also assists the firm's Global Insurance department with coverage disputes on behalf of insurers. She handles coverage matters arising under a broad range of policies and involving various risks. She aims to deliver the best commercial outcome in the shortest possible time, and has a no-nonsense approach to litigation.

Marli is fascinated by different legal jurisdictions and cultures, and she reads and speaks many languages including her native Dutch, French, German, Russian and Mandarin. She is a member of the Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA/International Association of Lawyers) working group, and enjoys getting involved with cross-border litigation. Outside of work Marli enjoys reading, travelling, horse-riding as well as going to the theatre and cinema.

Publications

English Court Considers if U.S. Controlled Marine Insurers Must Pay Claim in Light of Sanctions [Alert]

December 03, 2018

Andrew Tobin and Marli Wildchut discuss a recent marine insurance case wherein London based but U.S. controlled insurers were ordered by an English court to pay a cargo insurance claim concerning Iran, under a policy governed by English Law, because the standard London Market sanctions exclusion clause did not provide them with a defense.

Part 36: Settle or Face the Consequences [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

November 14, 2016

In England, parties to a dispute are encouraged to settle cases through the use of Part 36 of the Civil Procedure Rules (“CPR”). The rationale of the Part 36 regime is to encourage settlement. If a party rejects an offer made under Part 36, and subsequently fails to beat the offer later on in the...

Overview of Chinese Insurance Law [Global Insurance Alert]

June 08, 2016

Andrew Tobin and Marli Wildschut discuss the Chinese legal system. It is based on the civil law system that is structurally similar to Germany and France and there are some significant differences to English and U.S. law. London and other international insurers should be aware that Chinese law imposes greater obligations upon them than might typically be expected.

Education

  • College of Law (London), LPC, 2006
  • College of Law (London), GDL, 2005
  • Keele University, M.A., 2002
  • University of London, B.A., with honors, 2000
  • England and Wales