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Well-regarded international firm with an active presence in the Colombian insurance market. Experienced assisting major insurers and reinsurers with high-profile claims. Retained to provide counsel on conflicts relating to pollution claims, the coverage of D&O policies and civil liability. New client additions include AEGIS Managing Agency, RSA Chelmsford and Basler Versicherung AG. Ana Catalina Restrepo has joined the firm as partner.
An interviewee states: "The clarity of their advice and the impartiality of their opinions stands out," adding that they have a "broad knowledge of insurance contracts."
Represented Zurich UK and QBE as local cedent, in a judicial proceeding brought by 100 fishermen claiming compensation for the contamination of a river. The matter was valued at USD10 million.
Up-and-coming practitioner Ana Catalina Restrepo offers particular expertise representing clients in contentious insurance mandates, including civil liability clams. She is recognised for her activity in the area by market commentators who "work directly with her."
Head of department Camila de la Torre is recognised for her longstanding involvement in this practice area, with one interviewee highlighting her "many years of experience in the insurance and litigation spheres," and adding that this combination of expertise provides them with "excellent daily support." She is frequently retained by international reinsurers to advise on D&O in the energy and natural resources arena.
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Our Latin America-wide Insurance team provides an extensive service to insurers and reinsurers across the Lloyd's, London, European and US markets, with a particular strength in advising on complex and high-value claims. Our expert team understands that their clients want straightforward and clear legal advice, and they want long-term relationships with lawyers who are able to resolve disputes through arbitration and mediation, as well as litigation.
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