Alex Davis


Alex is the marine and international trade practice group leader and also heads the marine insurance sub-group.

Alex has acted for major London Lloyd’s and company market insurers as well as Continental insurers on a wide range of marine insurance based matters. He regularly advises his clients on complex coverage issues on hull, cargo, war, port risk, shipyard liability, general liability and mortgagee interest policies. 

He has significant experience of acting primarily for International Insurance markets handling major casualties, collisions, salvage, and wreck removals. He regularly contributes to major publications such as Lloyd’s List on relevant issues and has recently co-presented a paper on marine cyber risk at the IMCC with Rod Johnson.

He has particular expertise in relation to NOAs, CTLs and issues arising thereafter having led one of the main cases resulting in the development of the law in this area. He is also a recognised as leading practitioner on mortgagee interest coverage issues. 

He has advised geo-seismic operators and their insurers on risk management issues and advises the London market on pre-inception risk issues.

He is listed as a leading individual in marine insurance in the major legal directories.

Alex Davis is a great commercial tactician

The Legal 500 UK 2020


The Legal 500 - Hall of fame
Alex Davis - Ranked in Chambers UK 2023
Alex Davis - Ranked in - Chambers Global 2023
The Legal 500 UK 2023 - Leading individual