Aaron Le Marquer

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English

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LPC (Dist.), PGDL (Dist.), College of Law, London

MA, University of Oxford

Aaron Le Marquer is a partner in Tilleke & Gibbins’ dispute resolution department and leads the firm’s regional insurance practice. Aaron has a broad practice advising insurers and reinsurers in complex commercial coverage disputes and cross border reinsurance disputes. Aaron’s experience extends to all commercial lines of business, including property, energy, construction, product liability, directors' and officers' liability, and casualty.

Aaron is also an experienced product liability practitioner, having defended manufacturers and insurers in many high-profile cases in the tobacco, automotive, consumer electronics, pharmaceutical, and medical device sectors.

In addition to his disputes practice, Aaron regularly advises on non-contentious commercial and regulatory insurance matters in the Asia-Pacific region, having previously served as Assistant General Counsel to the regional headquarters of a major global insurer, where he advised the company’s commercial insurance operations across 14 Asia-Pacific countries.

Aaron is one of only two insurance lawyers listed by Who’s Who Legal  Thailand and is ranked as a Band 1 practitioner in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016, which describes him as “one of the legends of insurance law.”

Aaron began his career in the United Kingdom, where he qualified as a solicitor of the Supreme Courts of England and Wales, and has since worked in private practice and in-house roles in London, Switzerland, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Bangkok.

  • Acted for reinsurers in London, Singapore, Malaysia, the United States, and Europe in the defense and settlement of multiple arbitration and court proceedings in respect of claims arising out of the catastrophic 2011 floods valued at over USD 400 million.

  • Advised a U.S. medical device insurer in the defense and settlement of claims arising from an allegedly defective non-surgical fat reduction technique.

  • Advising European coinsurers on coverage and defense issues arising in respect of a claim brought in Thailand against the Singapore subsidiary of a global IT services provider.

  • Advising a panel of international reinsurers on the defense of a USD 186 million coverage dispute in the Thai courts, in respect of losses caused by a ruptured gas pipeline in the Gulf of Thailand.

  • Advised Singapore-based reinsurers on coverage issues arising out of a USD 250 million claim arising out of a catastrophic explosion at a petrochemical plant on Thailand’s eastern seaboard.

  • Advised global insurance companies on the localization of various commercial specialty policy wordings in Thailand and Vietnam.

  • Advised international insurance brokers on regulatory issues pertaining to conduct of business in Thailand, Vietnam, and Myanmar.

  • Advised a Bermuda insurer on the application of Thai law to coverage issues arising from the interaction between a master policy issued to a U.S.-headquartered multinational corporation and a local policy issued in Thailand to its Thai subsidiary.

  • Defended and settled personal injury claims for various local insureds under casualty policies issued by a leading regional insurer.

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January 13, 2017

Fifteen Tilleke & Gibbins Lawyers Receive Recognition in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017 Rankings

Chambers Asia-Pacific  has recognized 15 Tilleke & Gibbins lawyers and consultants for their impressive legal knowledge and expertise, capabilities, and client-focused services in its annual...

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November 4, 2016

Asialaw Profiles 2017: Tilleke & Gibbins Leads All Firms in Rankings in Thailand

Asialaw Profiles 2017, a guide to the leading domestic and regional firms in the Asia Pacific, has awarded top rankings to Tilleke & Gibbins in Thailand. The rankings, which are determined...

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October 18, 2016

Aaron Le Marquer Discusses Insurance Regulatory Environment with EAIC Today

Aaron Le Marquer

EAIC Today  and Intelligent Insurer  have published an article featuring an interview about the evolving regulatory environment in Thailand with Aaron Le Marquer, a partner in the insurance...

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September 28, 2016

Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards 2016: Tilleke & Gibbins Named Law Firm of the Year in Thailand

Placing our firm at the top of the legal market, Tilleke & Gibbins has received the “National Law Firm of the Year – Thailand” award at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards 2016,...

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August 22, 2016

Aaron Le Marquer to Join Panel Discussion at 2016 PLUS Hong Kong Symposium

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Aaron Le Marquer, partner in Tilleke & Gibbins’ dispute resolution group and head of the firm’s contentious insurance practice, will participate in a panel discussion at the 2016 PLUS Hong Kong...

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May 24, 2016

PLC Insurance and Reinsurance Multi-Jurisdictional Guide 2016/17 – Thailand

Aaron Le Marquer, Kitti Thaisomboon, Athistha (Nop) Chitranukroh

Insurance and Reinsurance, published by Practical Law Company, provides a Q&A-style overview of insurance and reinsurance law in 30 jurisdictions around the world. Lawyers at Tilleke &...

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January 15, 2016

Lex Mundi Guide to Doing Business in Thailand 2016

The Guide to Doing Business in Thailand, published by Tilleke & Gibbins in association with Lex Mundi, provides a comprehensive overview of the legal and business environment for investors...

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September 18, 2015

Thailand’s New Alcohol Labeling and Message Requirements

Alan Adcock, Aaron Le Marquer

On January 22, the government issued a new notification, published in the Royal Gazette, setting out controversial labeling and message restrictions for alcoholic beverages that could result in major...

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August 28, 2015

Thailand's Increasingly Stringent Regulatory Controls on the Packaging and Labeling of Alcoholic Beverages

Alan Adcock, Aaron Le Marquer

Thailand has long been regarded as a particularly strict jurisdiction with respect to restrictions on the advertising, sale, and consumption of alcohol and tobacco products. Two recent developments...

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August 3, 2015

Getting the Deal Through – Insurance & Reinsurance 2015, Thailand Chapter

Aaron Le Marquer, Ittirote Klinboon

The eighth edition of Getting the Deal Through – Insurance & Reinsurance, a Q&A-style guide to insurance and reinsurance law in 23 jurisdictions around the world, has been published by Law...

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