April McClements is a partner in the insurance and dispute resolution team. April is a commercial litigator and specialises in insurance disputes. April is recommended by Legal 500 as a next generation lawyer in the insurance sector and is recognised by the Intelligent Insurer in its “Influential Women in Re/Insurance” report.
April advises insurance companies on policy-wording interpretation, complex coverage disputes (in particular relating to financial lines policies), D&O claims, cyber, professional indemnity claims, including any potential third-party liability, and subrogation claims. April also manages professional indemnity claims for professionals, including insurance brokers, architects and engineers, for a variety of insurers.
April has been involved in obtaining High Court approval for various insurance portfolio transfers or schemes of arrangement arising from reorganisations or mergers and acquisitions involving life, non-life and captive insurers. April also works in the area of general commercial litigation with a particular focus on contractual disputes, most of which are litigated in the Commercial Court. She is also a strong advocate of ADR and has acted for clients in mediation and arbitration.
April is a frequent contributor to various industry publications and has given lectures and participated in seminars as a speaker on insurance issues.