Jonathan Bruce specialises in marine and energy/property insurance and reinsurance, as well as shipping. He acts mainly for insurers, reinsurers, brokers, energy companies, shipowners, P&I and charterers. He has significant experience in Latin American matters (he speaks Spanish and Portuguese, as well as French), and has worked extensively with eastern European countries, as well as the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
On the marine side, Mr Bruce acts in coverage and recovery and defence claims arising from losses worldwide, including hull and machinery damage, groundings and collisions, salvage and towage, general average and defective bunkers. He also acts in charter party and bill of lading disputes. As to energy insurance, he acts in coverage and subrogation claims involving property and business interruption, pipeline damage and pollution, general liability, builders’ risks and ‘construction all risks’, delay in start-up and control of wells in both onshore and offshore energy, extending also to the power, mining and industrial sectors.