DLA Piper New Zealand

Insurance Department

New Zealand
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Worldwide, there has been a huge escalation in insurance claims and a corresponding increase in significant insurance litigation.

Contributing to this have been epidemics, climate change (with a consequent increase in storms, droughts, floods and other ‘weather events’), earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. Financial issues and uncertainty continue to plague economies, bringing insecurity and ambiguity to countries. Cyber-attacks have also increased the vulnerability of nations, institutions and business entities.

Internationally, DLA Piper has responded with a market leading insurance practice that is one of the world’s largest. The firm is renowned for building long term client relationships with insurers, and it continues to win awards for its insights and capability.

DLA Piper has an insider’s understanding of the insurance industry and in managing risk in organisations. Arguably, we have an unparalleled knowledge of legal issues in this industry.

DLA Piper is ranked as a leading Insurance practice in New Zealand with a substantial full-service offering advising on contentious and non-contentious matters.


Laband, Caroline (Head of Department)

Cuff, Brad

Henaghan, Misha

Leman, Peter