Mark Errington has been based in Singapore for almost 20 years. Mark's experience covers most major issues encountered by insurers and reinsurers across Asia during that time.
Mark specialises in insurance and reinsurance dispute resolution and advises across all commercial lines of business, with a particular focus on property/engineering, power generation, onshore and offshore energy losses, and associated business interruption claims. He focuses on operational, construction (CAR/EAR/DSU) and liability claims
Mark has significant arbitration experience (in Singapore and internationally) and regularly acts as coordinating counsel on subrogated recovery actions around the region, mainly arising out of power generation and commercial property losses.
"Expert knowledge and unwavering dedication" – Chambers Asia Pacific 2021
"You do not often find a senior lawyer with such balanced knowledge and background between the East and the West, as well as a good understanding of the intricate ways of how the underlying insurance markets work in different geographical areas." – Chambers Asia Pacific 2021
"Clients describe Mark Errington as a 'very capable and pragmatic lawyer who thinks outside the box.' He is known for his expertise in property damage liability and claims in the power, infrastructure and energy space, where he frequently acts for high-profile insurance and reinsurance companies." - Chambers Asia Pacific 2017
Recommended - Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017
Recommended - Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016
Mark Errington "is the guy to go to for very big property disputes and first-party losses - he has proven himself to be head and shoulders above the rest for that work." - Chambers Asia Pacific 2016
"Sources underscore his responsiveness and his growing reputation in Singapore and the wider region. 'He has his finger on the pulse and is really making a name for himself,' said one source" - Chambers Asia Pacific 2015
Member of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators
Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Member of the Singapore Insurance Institute
Member of the Singapore Society of Construction Law
Advising (re)insurers on machinery breakdown losses across Asia and the Middle East, with particular focus on losses in power generation sector; the onshore and offshore energy sector; and other heavy industry (including mining and metals processing).
Advising (re)insurers on commercial and industrial property losses and associated business interruption claims, including major fire and floods, natural catastrophes (2004 Asian Tsunami; 2010/11 New Zealand Earthquakes; 2011 Japanese Earthquake and 2011 Thai Floods) and typhoons and windstorms across Asia.
Advising construction (re)insurers on large and complex Construction/ Erection All Risks and associated Delay in Start Up claims, as well as architects and engineers PI matters.
Advising reinsurers on terrorism; political violence, political risk and surety claims across Asia; the Middle East and South America.
Advising and/or acting as coordinating counsel on subrogated recoveries internationally, particularly in the power generation and heavy industrial sectors.