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Insurance and Reinsurance Disputes

The insurance industry is facing significant challenges, including a more complex regulatory environment, the constant threat of cyber breaches and more severe natural catastrophes caused by climate change.

Notable deals and highlights

  • We represented a client bank in a multi-party LCIA arbitration to help it recoup its credit crunch losses either from credit insurers or from the counterparty.
  • We advised an underwriting agent about his responsibilities toward the risk carrier when a dispute arose out of a property loss.
  • We represented an insurer in a dispute against French brokers related to the payment of commissions and indemnities.
  • We helped a life insurance client to dispose, through mediation of a claim for mis-selling a financial product after the customer rejected the decision of the ombudsman.
  • We assisted an insured in successfully recovering losses from its reinsurers in respect of a North Sea oil field sub-sea pipeline buckling claim.
  • We advised art financiers on their insurance protection in respect of a loan agreement.
  • We advised wind farm owners and developers in respect of its insurance claim flowing from delay to the EPC construction under a DSU cover.
  • We advised a Big-Four accountancy firm on its Asia-wide insurance programme taking into account GDPR issues as processor.

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