April McClements is a partner in the insurance and dispute resolution team. She is a commercial litigator and specialises in insurance disputes.
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 member of the Law Society of Ireland, the Insurance Institute of Ireland and the British Insurance Law Association. She has contributed to various industry publications and has participated in seminars as a speaker on insurance issues. She is a lecturer on the Law Society of Ireland Insurance Law Diploma course.