Paul Bates
Bcompt (Hons), CA(SA), ACA, ACII

London Office
Director of Lloyd Warwick International. Paul specialised in special risks and the adjustment of business interruption related losses. Paul’s areas of expertise are on loss of income in the oil and gas production and refinery, power generation, financial institutions, marine and ports sectors as well as special risks including cyber losses.

Paul graduated university with a Bachelor of Accounting Science (Honours) degree, he is a qualified chartered accountant registered both in England and Wales and South Africa and holds an Advanced Diploma in Insurance.  Paul has extensive experience in business interruption, delay in start-up and trade disruption claims as well as special investigations.  He develops advanced claim and scenario modelling tools which are used to assist in complex claims or financial investigations.

Paul has been involved in and handled a variety of major claims including:

  •  Offshore Production, Onshore Refinery and Pipeline Hurricane and Tornado Claims – USA
  • Oil Sands Blow Out – Canada
  • Offshore Pipeline Damage – Worldwide
  • FPSO Damage and Loss of Production Income – Worldwide
  • Ports and Terminal Claims & Expert Witness – Worldwide
  • Power Barge and Water Desalination Plants – Worldwide
  • Refinery and Petrochemical Business and Contingent Business Interruption – Worldwide
  • Plastics Factory Fire – Suriname and Nigeria
  • Steel Plant Fire and Explosion – Kazakhstan and South Africa
  • Fidelity of Employees – PCI Data Security – Tunisia
  • Financial Institutions – Professional Indemnity – UK
  • Charter’s Default Insurance – Greece
  • Charter’s Demurrage Disputes – Expert Witness
  • Power Generation Business Interruption  – Worldwide
  • Renewable Energy Business Interruption Losses – UK