Marine Insurance Consultants and Experts

Alan Jervis B.A. Hons., F.C.I.I., M.A.E.,Chartered Insurer

Member of the Academy of Experts


A Marine and Liability Insurance Expert for a Complex World

Responds in English, French & Italian

Case Review

Case Review


Alan Jervis B.A. Hons., MAE, F.C.I.I., Chartered Insurer

Marine Insurance Expert Witness and Consultant


Published Cases or Arbitration (Examples of):

Cosmopolitan Shipping v. Continental Insurance Co. 18 Civ 3167 (LGS) SDNY 2021

Broadgrain Commodities Inc. v. Continental Casualty Company, ONSC 4721 2017

AGCS Marine Ins. Co. v. World Fuel Servs., 14 Civ. 5902 (PAE), 2016 WL 2918428 S.D.N.Y. 2016

Arbitration New York

Markel American Insurance Company v. Dolan 09 C 4431 N.D. Ill. 2012

Wiseman’s Sales and Services v. Atlantic Insurance Company Ltd 2007 MLCA 15

Continental Ins. Co. v. Almassa Int. O.T.C. 226 (SC)

Broadgrain Commodities Inc. v. Continental Casualty Company, ONSC 4721 2017

Arbitration London UK

Summary of Case Experience

  • Number of Cases Retained as an Expert: 45
  • Number of Written Expert Opinions: 24
  • Sworn Testimony: 15
  • Trial Testimony: 4
  • Location of Case / Counsel: United Kingdom, Canada, United States, Singapore

Area of Dispute Addressed By Alan’s Expert Opinions

  • Utmost Good Faith / Non – Disclosure
  • Breach of Warranty
  • Terminated of Cover
  • Agent or Broker Liability
  • Termination of Transit
  • Underwriting Practices
  • Manuscript Wordings
  • London Market Institute Clauses
  • American Institute Clauses
  • P and I Club Rules
  • Excess P and I
  • War P and I
  • Hull Policy language and Clauses
  • P and I Policy Language and Clauses
  • Cargo Policy Language and Clauses
  • Marine Liability Policy Language and Clauses
  • Reinsurance Treaties
  • Construction Risks
  • Sue and Labor
  • Energy Construction
  • Energy Platform
  • Jones Act Liability
  • Freight Forwarder Contract
  • Warehouse Contract
  • Bad Faith
  • Underwriting Practices
  • Claims Handling and Adjusting Practices
  • Named Perils Policies
  • All Risks / All Perils Policies
  • Terms of Sale
  • Charterer Liability Policy
  • Charter Party Terms
  • Yacht and Pleasurecraft Policy Language
  • Uberrimae Fidei
  • Terms of Sale
  • Incoterms
  • Insurance Archaeology and Secondary Evidence
  • Marine Custom and Practice


  • Forensic Audit
  • Insurance Archaeology
  • Historical Research
  • Litigation Support

Please feel free to contact us today to discuss how we can assist you with any of the following services: Marine insurance expert witness, claims overview, peer review and audit, insurance archaeology or, if you would like to book a course.


Alan Jervis
Jervis ICI Ltd.
Edwinstowe House
NG21 9PR


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