Lydia Savill

Lydia Savill

Senior Associate

Email lydia.savill@​

Phone +44 20 7296 2000

Fax +44 20 7296 2001


Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

As a Senior Associate in Hogan Lovells' global Insurance team, Lydia has more than ten years' experience advising clients on their most complex insurance and reinsurance disputes.

Lydia's (re)insurance disputes experience covers a wide range of matters, including claims related to business interruption, property damage, trade credit, construction, fidelity/crime, D&O and professional liability claims and, more recently, COVID-19 business interruption claims and related reinsurance aggregation issues.

Lydia's practice also covers regulatory investigations as well as (re) insurance policy review, design and coverage advice across a broad range of insurance types and classes of business.

She is equally familiar with all forms of dispute resolution procedure: Commercial Court proceedings, mediation, and arbitration, including on a cross-jurisdictional basis. 


Education and admissions


University of Bristol

Representative experience

Acting for a Spanish property development company in connection with a construction and finance dispute to be heard in the Commercial Court.

Acting for fund managers in connection with a potential claim on a professional risks insurance policy.

Acting for a U.S. asbestos trust in a £500m Commercial Court claim against leading international reinsurers relating to historic asbestos liability.

Acting for a UK bank in connection with a test case PPI claim in the County Court.

Acting for reinsureds on a coverage dispute (and subsequent mediation) with Lloyd's Syndicates concerning a fidelity policy.

Advising on an innovative structure for a Gibraltar based Islamic insurance intermediary distributing products in the UK.

Acting for ship owners in a charterparty dispute being heard before an Arbitral Tribunal.

Advising brokers on reinsurance policy wordings, including excess of loss, quota share, industry loss warranties and funds at Lloyd's transactions.

Acting for a captive insurance company in connection with a professional negligence claims against the captive's brokers.

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