CPA, retired from full-time practice as Patents & Licensing Director for FTSE100 company Johnson Matthey. After graduating from U of Edinburgh with a chemical engineering degree, started training with Carpmaels & Ransford. Presently a director of IPAN, and of Sybaris Special Risks Ltd.
Founded Sybaris Special Risks over six years ago after nearly 20 years in the London and Lloyd’s Insurance Markets, and after some time out in his early 40’s to take his LLB. Sybaris concentrates on finding insurance and funding solutions for the legal profession, and its clients, and this includes arranging professional indemnity insurance for legal professionals, After-the-Event Insurance, IP Before-the-Event insurance, and litigation funding.
Ian will begin by describing the more traditional ways of funding, essentially self-insuring/self-funding and "Before the Event" legal costs insurance, with some examples. Paul will then describe alternatives, particularly "After the Event" insurance and the use of specialist litigation funders and will describe the requirements of funders. Paul will also give some anonymised examples.