Aude is the Head of Contingent Legal Risk, EMEA team and launched the CLRI practice with Gareth Rees in January 2020. Aude is responsible for running the EMEA book of CLRI and looks after a broad scope of contingent legal risks across the region. Aude was previously the W&I Southern Europe Manager at Liberty GTS and has extensive experience analysing transactional risks in the context of M&A deals. Before joining Liberty in November 2015 (where she originally worked for Liberty’s subsidiary Ironshore in London), Aude worked for AIG as a Senior Underwriter in Paris and W&I product leader for the France-Benelux zone. Prior to joining the W&I market, Aude spent 3 years as a French qualified lawyer in the M&A/Private Equity team of King and Wood Mallesons (previously SJ Berwin) where she focused on acquisitions and divestments of companies for French and foreign private equity funds and investors. Aude graduated from the University of La Sorbonne with a Master’s degree in Business and Tax Law and was admitted to the Paris Bar in 2011.