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DAC Beachcroft LLP

Insurance

3 ranked lawyersBand 1Latin America-wideGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Stellar insurance outfit revered for its ability to handle high-level cross-border mandates involving Latin America. Routinely retained by an enviable list of insurers to advise on high-stakes disputes resulting from catastrophic losses throughout the region. Also known for handling contentious insurance matters arising in the energy and construction industries. Remains highly active across various jurisdictions in the region such as Brazil, Mexico, Chile and the Dominican Republic.

Notable practitioners

Partner Anthony Menzies heads the firm's Latin America practice, routinely advising on insurance and reinsurance claims. He remains well regarded for his activity in this space, with peers recognising his participation in a number of key cases.

Duncan Strachan garners praise from clients, who note: "We have worked with them for years and they are highly technical lawyers who understand the region as a whole." He routinely advises insurers and reinsurers on large-scale losses affecting the energy sector.

Partner Mark Kendall is singled out for praise by clients, who highlight "his solid expertise in complex claims," going on to note: "He understands the issues and commercial relationships involved, providing sound analysis but pragmatic advice." He boasts significant involvement in insurance mandates affecting the energy, consumer product manufacturing and construction spaces.

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Latin America-wide

Insurance


Anthony Menzies
Band 2
Duncan J Strachan
Band 3
Mark A Kendall
Band 2