Sam Tacey#5264

Sam Tacey

Solicitor, Cooley (UK) LLP
Sam Tacey is a special counsel in the insurance group at Cooley (UK) LLP. He focuses his practice on complex insurance and reinsurance disputes, acting for policyholders, insurers and reinsurers. He has been involved in a wide variety of matters in arbitration (including Bermuda Form arbitration) and in litigation (including in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court). Sam’s practice also includes advising clients on the structure of their insurance programmes and supporting Insurtech start-ups with regulatory and general advice.
Contributed to


Inspection of records by reinsurers
Inspection of records by reinsurers
Practice notes

This Practice Note considers inspections of records in the context of reinsurance. It considers the scope of a reinsurer's rights of inspection and the purposes for which inspections are undertaken. It also considers questions of privilege and risks, such as waiving defences by exercising contractual inspection rights. This Practice Note also provides practical guidance in relation to inspections, from the perspectives of both cedant and reinsurer.

Practice Area


  • Contributing Author

Qualified Year

  • 2008


  • British Insurance Law Association (Committee Member)
  • Insurance & Reinsurance Legacy Association


  • LLB (2004)


  • University of Bristol

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