Ilana Gilbert

Legal Director

London

Ilana is a (re)insurance coverage and defence lawyer in our London office and specialises in domestic and international Property, Construction All Risks, Downstream Energy, Public and Product Liability claims.

Links
Successfully added
Failed to add

About Ilana

Bio
  • Biography

    Ilana is a (re)insurance coverage and defence lawyer in our London office and specialises in domestic and international Property, Construction All Risks, Downstream Energy, Public and Product Liability claims. Ilana has experience in claims in France, Israel, West Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean in addition to the UK.

    Relevant experience includes advising on highly technical claims involving:

    • damage/defects issues in construction claims;
    • large hydropower losses;
    • large fires;
    • oil refinery losses;
    • and more recently she has been heavily involved in the FCA Business Interruption Test Case, ultimately resulting in the Supreme Court decision in January 2021.

    Ilana has been recognised as a Next Generation Lawyer in the Legal 500 for insurance and reinsurance. She also provides training and contributes to various trade press and periodicals including the BIBA Business Interruption Guide. Ilana speaks French fluently and is significantly involved in DAC Beachcroft’s Israel Desk.

Sector Expertise
  • Insurance

Service Expertise
  • Construction and Engineering

  • Construction & Engineering Disputes

  • Dispute Resolution

  • Product Liability, Safety and Recall

Office Location

London Skyline

London

  • 25 Walbrook
  • London
  • EC4N 8AF

+44 (0) 207 242 1011

View our office