Charles Taylor, the provider of insurance services, claims solutions and technology platforms to the global insurance market, has announced the launch of its Specialty Lines practice to be led by Laetitia Fouquet and Nicholas La Stella.
The firm said its Adjusting’s Specialty Lines practice will offer a “unique proposition” to the market bringing together Financial Institutions and Commercial Crime, Professional Indemnity, Directors and Officers, Cyber, Trade Credit and Political Risks, Specie and Fine Art and Contingency and Entertainment specialisms.
The team comprises more than 80 specialist adjusters with a “wealth of experience” gained over many years of handling assignments all over the world for global clients.
Charles Taylor has appointed Laetitia Fouquet and Nicholas La Stella to lead the practice as co-heads.
Based in its London head office, Fouquet joined Charles Taylor in 2014 having gained experience in handling Liability claims within a law firm. At CTA, she has developed a particular expertise in Cyber claims and since 2019 has held the role as Charles Taylor’s global head of Cyber.
La Stella has been with Charles Taylor for over 10 years with the firm adding he has “vast experience” in a wide range of Specialty Lines claims, and products liability/recall claims, and insurance/reinsurance audit.
During his career with CTA he has been based in Miami, London, and Rome where he opened Charles Taylor Adjusting’s first Italian office (CTA now has extensive coverage across Italy). He recently relocated to Barcelona to open and lead the latest location in the firm’s geographical expansion.
Andy Rice, MD, Property, Casualty, Technical and Special Risks, said: “With the launch of Specialty Lines, we bring together selected class-leading products under the overall direction and leadership of Laetitia Fouquet and Nicholas La Stella. Laetitia and Nicholas are recognised leaders in their respective fields and are well placed to take the business forward and promote the availability of these services to our clients across the globe.”