Gary Walkling is a Partner in RPC's International Risk Insurance practice, and specialises in energy insurance. Prior to joining the firm in 2009, he spent several years working in the energy insurance market.
Gary's practice focuses on onshore and offshore losses and liabilities arising out of the oil and gas, renewables, power generation, construction, mining and heavy industry sectors from all over the world. He regularly advises on coverage, disputes and subrogation in relation to the following assets and risks:
- Control of well;
- Onshore and offshore pipelines;
- Combined cycle power plants and turbines;
- FPSOs, MODUs, MOPUs and other types of rig;
- Construction projects;
- Steel mills;
- Mining; and
- Hydro-electric and petrochemical facilities.
Gary has a broad range of domestic and international litigation experience, and has also been involved in a variety of alternative dispute resolution methods including arbitration, adjudication and mediation.Gary has been recognised as Next Generation Partner for Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation by The Legal 500 UK (2021).
Next Generation Partner - The Legal 500 UK 2022
"Gary Walkling for me is a stand out offering because his background in broking meaning he’s seen the other side of the fence. From his demeanour he is very approachable and knowledgeable which makes him a “go to” interface for the current generation of claims handlers..." - The Legal 500 UK 2021
Next Generation Partner - The Legal 500 UK 2021
Rising Star - The Legal 500 UK 2020
'Next Generation Lawyer', an "energy insurance market expert" - The Legal 500 UK 2018