Simon Cooper#1006

Simon Cooper

Simon is a partner in the insurance & reinsurance group of Ince & Co LLP. with over 30 years' experience. Simon's practice focuses on commercial dispute resolution, insurance and reinsurance and he heads our cyber group. He is experienced in all forms of dispute resolution and in working with lawyers in many jurisdictions as well as coordinating multi-jurisdictional projects on clients' behalf.

Simon is a member of the IUA Clauses Subcommittee and also edited the second edition of 'Reinsurance Practice & the Law' as well as writing and lecturing frequently.

Simon graduated from the Cambridge University in 1979 and obtained a post graduate diploma in law with distinction from City University London, where he was placed first in the examinations.

Contributed to


Cyber insurance—the essentials
Cyber insurance—the essentials
Practice notes

This Practice Note discusses the essentials of cyber insurance. It provides a definition of cyber insurance; the development of cyber insurance; the types and scope of cover such as data breach, Network Security Liability, Extortion, Media Liability, Business interruption. The concept of Fair Presentation under the Insurance Act 2015 is addressed as well as policy terms and features such as: Claims Made Cover, Notification, Claims Control and Claims Cooperation and Data Protection, particularly under the Regulation (EU) 2016/679, General Data Protection Regulation.

Practice Area


  • Consulting Editorial Board
  • Contributing Author

Qualified Year

  • 1985


  • Member IUA Clauses Sub-Committee
  • Alternate Member City of London Law Society Insurance Committee
  • Member AIDA Reinsurance Working Party
  • Member International Bar Association
  • Member Inter Pacific Bar Association


  • University of Cambridge
  • City University, London

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