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Philip Tansley
Legal Director

Philip Tansley defends technology companies on behalf of their insurers and advises on complex coverage issues.

Philip has extensive experience in defending technology companies against a broad range of errors and omissions and product liability claims. His experience ranges from the defence of large and complex cross border disputes to the quick and cost effective resolution of disputes between SME's. 

As co-founder of RPC's innovative and award-winning ReSecure cyber incident response service, Philip also has extensive experience as a breach coordinator and in advising companies on the legal issues arising from a cyber security incidents. He also regularly advises cyber insurers regarding claims, coverage and policy issues.

Philip is also an extremely experienced insurance and reinsurance lawyer and has advised on a wide range of complex policy matters with a particular emphasis on product liability, complex casualty and facultative reinsurance issues.

ReSecure was awarded for Best Client Service Innovation at the 2017 Lawyer Awards.

Memberships

Solicitor Advocate 

Society for Computers and Law

Relevant work

Global ICT provider – defending a contract termination and damages claim by a Tier 1 lead contractor arising from provision of a data solution

ERP software supplier – defending claims of breach of contract and negligence arising from a failed systems implementation in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC)

Cyber security consultancy – defending claims in the TCC that it provided incorrect technical and PCI compliance advice following a data security breach

Advanced persistent threat - advising financial services company in relation to compliance, notification and legal liability issues arising from discovery of APT infecting systems

Advising London market reinsurers of an international mining company in relation to coverage issues arising in relation to collective actions