Aaron Le Marquer

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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, with a particular focus on financial lines and casualty claims.

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 2017.

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.

  • Defending a multinational insurer in a coverage dispute arising from a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation of a listed mutual fund and subsequent allegations of liability.

  • Representing international reinsurers in a USD 6 million reinsurance arbitration brought by a local Thai cedant in respect of outstanding losses from the 2011 floods in Thailand.

  • Advising a German insurer on aspects of Thai law related to an automotive product liability claim brought against an insured manufacturer in Germany.

  • Representing international reinsurers in respect of USD 150 million coverage litigation arising out of property damage incurred during the 2010 Bangkok civil unrest.

  • Appointed by a Japanese insurer to defend against product liability claims for allegedly defective airbags brought against its insured in Thailand.

  • Acted for numerous insurers and reinsurers in the defense and settlement of property damage and business interruption claims, valued at over USD 700 million, arising from the 2011 floods in Thailand.

  • Represented international reinsurers in respect of the defense and settlement of a USD 184 million coverage dispute arising from an offshore gas pipeline incident.

  • Defended a global insurance broker against allegations of professional negligence in failing to procure adequate insurance coverage for the operations of a large Thai manufacturing conglomerate.

  • Advised a global specialty insurer on the defense and settlement of medical device and clinical trial liability claims.

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June 19, 2017

Panel on Insuring Flood Risk in Asia at the 15th Conference on Catastrophe Insurance in Asia

Aaron Le Marquer

Aaron Le Marquer, a partner in Tilleke & Gibbins’ dispute resolution group who leads the firm’s regional contentious insurance practice, has been invited to join a panel on “Insuring Flood Risk...

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June 16, 2017

Marsh and Tilleke & Gibbins: Seminar on Company Directors' Liabilities

Aaron Le Marquer, Athistha (Nop) Chitranukroh

In an environment of increasingly onerous corporate compliance and regulation, directors and officers of companies are more exposed to litigation and regulatory action than ever before. The cost of...

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May 2, 2017

Who’s Who Legal Insurance & Reinsurance 2017 Recognizes Aaron Le Marquer as Leading Practitioner

Aaron Le Marquer

Aaron Le Marquer, a Tilleke & Gibbins partner who leads the firm’s regional insurance practice, has been named as a preeminent expert in insurance and reinsurance law in the 14th edition of ...

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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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May 5, 2017

Lex Mundi Guide to Doing Business in Thailand 2017

As part of its membership in Lex Mundi, Tilleke & Gibbins has published an updated edition of its Guide to Doing Business in Thailand for 2017.This guide offers a broad introduction to all of the...

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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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