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Ince & Co augments marine insurance offering with double partner promotion


International law firm Ince & Co LLP is delighted to announce that it has promoted Carrie Radford and Elle Young to the partnership, effective 1 November 2018. As part of their promotion they will co-lead Ince & Co’s marine insurance practice in London, an area of specialism for both Carrie and Elle.

Carrie provides coverage advice, handles disputed claims and deals with liability defence work across all types of marine insurance. Her expertise includes dealing with hull and machinery, war risks, P&I, charterers’ risks, and other marine liability claims. An experienced litigator, Carrie regularly advises in High Court actions, London arbitrations, and in connection with disputes in foreign jurisdictions. Carrie also advises on non-contentious matters, including wordings reviews across a range of classes of insurance. She has previously undertaken two client secondments to the legal departments of a major London broker and a Malaysian ship owning company. 

Elle works on non-contentious (including coverage advice and policy drafting) and contentious matters (including Court, arbitration and mediation proceedings) across a wide range of marine classes of business, including hull and machinery, war, kidnap and ransom, P&I, cargo, increased value, liabilities and yachts. Elle has previously undertaken two client secondments to the claims departments of a major insurance company and a mutual insurer. Elle is ranked in the Legal 500, is an Associate Member of the Association of Average Adjusters and spent several years serving as Treasurer and Chairperson of the Lloyd’s Marine U35s Insurance Group.  

Peter Rogan, Chairman of Ince & Co’s board, comments:

“Marine insurance is an area of expertise close to my heart, having advised clients personally in this field for many years. I am therefore delighted to welcome Carrie and Elle to the Ince & Co partnership.”

Ince & Co’s marine insurance practice provides contentious and advisory services to Lloyd’s and London marine (re)insurance companies, international and specialist insurance providers, international broking houses and intermediaries, captives, ship owners, charterers and cargo owners. With a team of lawyers spanning Europe, Asia and the Middle East, it advises clients around the world on the full spectrum of marine insurance matters.

Kiran Soar, Global Head of Ince & Co’s insurance practice, adds:

“Marine insurance is engraved in the DNA of Ince & Co and much of the work that we do in this area is in the common interest of insurers and shipowners. Carrie and Elle are true market specialists and their promotion adds further strength to our globally renowned practice, which brings together the very best casualty investigators with the very best coverage lawyers. Congratulations to them both.”