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What the team is known for Established insurance defence and litigation practice, predominantly active on behalf of a range of domestic, regional and international insurers. Advises and advocates across a comprehensive spectrum of practice area issues, including coverage, professional indemnity and business interruption matters, and maintains a particularly active cyber risk and breach-related capability. Works closely with practice areas across the firm to provide holistic support in such areas as construction, employment, manufacturing and transport.
Strengths A client, who reports that "Hesketh Henry provides an excellent service and would be my go-to choice for advice in this jurisdiction," identifies "providing advice in a concise manner, sometimes within constrained timescales," as a key practice strength.
Work highlights Advised AmTrust International on a range of issues critical to its operations in the New Zealand market, including policy wording, claim litigation risks and responses, and cyber policies.
Partner Helen Macfarlane is a key contact.