David Coupe



David was the founder of EC3 Legal (merged with Birketts April 2020) and has been practising corporate commercial law for over 35 years , principally around the London and Lloyd’s insurance market. Prior to founding his own practice, he had been a partner at two of the best known London insurance and commercial legal practices. He advises and supports insurance brokers, underwriting agents, MGAs, insurers and other service providers, and those looking to invest in the market including venture capital funds, business  angels and (re)insurers. He also specialises in insurance governance and regulation.

David is a founder of the Managing General Agents’ Association (MGAA)and sits on the Board and their Regulatory and Compliance Committee, and has regular contact with the UK Financial Conduct Authority (the UK regulator of brokers and insurance agents) in such capacity.

David was admitted as a Solicitor in October 1986.

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David is an avid sportsman, still playing hockey, returning to cricket, and even sometimes playing reasonable golf.

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