Rozenn Lopin

Partner, Paris


+33 1 44 43 88 74

Main office

+33 1 44 43 88 88
+33 1 44 43 88 77

Rozenn specialises in insurance law and in particular in:

Industrial risks,
Marine, energy and transportation,
Professional liability,
Product liability,
Special risks.

In this regard, she represents many insurers of the French and English markets in disputes brought before French courts and arbitral tribunals. She also advises her clients on the drafting of insurance policies and the adaptation of the latter to French law.

Rozenn also represents industrial companies (shipowners, oil companies, traders) and has developed a strong reputation in the management of their risks, including in French-Speaking Africa.

Rozenn has also acknowledged skills in enforcement measures and thus regularly participates in the arrest of ships and aircrafts and the attachment of bank accounts. She also handles documentary credit-related disputes .

She holds a Maîtrise in Private Law from the University of Brest and a DESS. Rozenn was admitted to the Paris Bar in 1997. She then joined the Paris Clyde & Co firm, where she became a partner in 2004.

Rozenn’s expertise in maritime law is praised by the guide Legal500.

Insurance and reinsurance:
Advising of an English market insurer on the professional liability of the French office of an international law firm

Drafting of the general terms of a policy for an English market insurer seeking to market a new insurance product on the French market

Advising of a Swiss insurer in the context of an insurance fraud/scam in the jewellery business

Advising of a French-market insurer on its obligations under a reinsurance treaty subscribed to on the English market

Advising of an English insurer on the interpretation of a policy governed by French law and covering the risk of natural disasters

Advising of a French insurance company on the consequences of an insurance agent going beyond the terms of his mandate and the risk exposure towards the insured which subscribed to a commodities policy

Marine, Air and Transportation:
Handling of major claims resulting from sea catastrophes: Estonia, Hyundai Fortune, Rokia Delmas, Erika

Advising of a leading offshore shipowner on the implementation of a limitation of liability fund

Advising of a leading offshore shipowner on the terms of a construction contract relating to the order of more than 25 ships

Advising of a leading offshore shipowner in the context of the seizure of sister ships

Advising of a French market insurer in the context of a dispute arising from the derailment of a freight train

Advising of English hull insurers of an aircraft in the context of an action against the party liable for the total loss of the aircraft

Advising of English hull insurers of a cable installing ship following a fire on a shipyard

Advising of land carriers and French brokers on the drafting of transportation agreements

Advising of an LNG shipowner in the context of arbitration proceedings against a shipyard

International Trade and Energy:
Advising of oil companies operating in France on the drafting of national and international transportation agreements

Advising of several international industrial and oil groups operating in French-speaking African countries on the labour, real-estate and commercial laws applicable in said countries

Advising of traders in the context of a suspension of payment of a documentary credit following fraud

Advising of an airline company in a dispute preventing the enforcement in France of a decision rendered in another EU country


  • Dispute resolution
  • Insurance

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