Aurélia Cadain is a partner at Kennedys, whose Paris office she co-founded in October 2017. She is an insurance specialist with extensive expertise in complex litigation matters of transport law, industrial risk, insurance and product liability, including health products.
She acts for global insurers and assists well-known airline companies both in their day-to-day operations and in important litigation. Aurélia also acts for pharmaceutical companies. Her practice includes coverage disputes, defence work and subrogation claims. It spans several key industry sectors (aerospace, transport, tourism, manufacturing, the health industry and medical malpractice) with a particular focus on product liability. Aurélia has developed particular experience in complex expert appraisal proceedings, including in aviation and marine matters and industrial risk.
Aurélia also has a daily practice advising and litigating complex transport claims (aviation, marine, road and rail) involving individuals and carried goods.
She holds a master’s degree in business law from the University of Paris X – Nanterre, as well as a Master of International Law and Management from HEC Business School, Paris. Aurélia also holds an LLM in European law from the University of Canterbury.
Aurélia is the current contributor to the French chapter for Lexology Getting the Deal Through: Aviation Liability and co-contributor with Nicolas Bouckaert to the French chapter for Lexology Getting the Deal Through: Insurance Litigation and to The Aviation Law Review.
Aurélia is a member of the Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances, the International Aviation Womens Association, SFDAS and ISC France.
Aurélia speaks French and is also fluent in English and Spanish.