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DLA Piper LLP

Insurance

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What the team is known for

International firm with an established regional presence, advising clients on both non-contentious and contentious matters. Frequently instructed by prominent Thai and global insurers and reinsurers on complex claims, including business interruption, political risk, construction, product liability and property damage cases. Regularly engaged on claims arising in neighbouring countries. Often handles cross-border M&A, as well as advising on regulatory and data privacy issues relating to insurance.

Strengths

A client enthuses: "DLA Piper is well regarded in the Thai insurance industry and is our go-to firm for complex, technical and high-profile disputes. We are impressed by the quality of its strategic advice and responsiveness, and the lawyers are very accessible."

Another interviewee appreciates that the lawyers are "proactive in seeking a sensible solution."

Work highlights

Represented Thaisri Insurance, as well as Golden Arches Insurance, as captive reinsurer, in a subrogated recovery action.

Notable practitioners

Peter Shelford is distinguished for his extensive experience in Thailand's insurance sector, with an interviewee praising him as "highly experienced, commercial and capable of bringing others to a sensible outcome." Especially skilled in insurance disputes, he is described as "very bright and able to get to the issues quickly" by a client.

Robert Tang "is well known in the Thai insurance industry and is great for his strategic insights," comments a client. Active on a full range of insurance claims, as well as non-contentious matters, "he responds promptly" and "answers our questions so that we understand," reports an interviewee.

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Insurance Department

DLA Piper LLP

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Department location

47th Floor, Unit 4707 Empire Tower

195 South Sathorn Road

Yannawa

Bangkok

Bangkok

Thailand

10120

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Thailand

Insurance


Peter Shelford
Band 1
Robert Tang
Up and Coming