Keegan Alexander

Insurance Department

New Zealand
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What the team is known for A long-standing practice focusing on insurance law acting in domestic high-value claims. Has noted expertise in advising insurers and intermediaries in drafting and reviewing policy wordings. Advice on the full range of property and financial insurance claims. Provide regulatory advice to underwriting agencies.

Strengths One market commentator affirms: "They are experienced insurance practitioners and strong litigators, and the firm prides itself on providing sound commercial advice."

A second interviewee states: "They do a fantastic job for us, they're very punctual and very good at summarising the legal environment and how it relates to our business."

Work highlights Advised a major insurer on a group recovery action to recover losses from the local regional council and an engineering company after serious floods in the town of Edgecumbe, a matter valued at roughly NZD40 million.

Notable practitioners

One client says of Crossley Gates : "He is the leading lawyer in his field in New Zealand. He has a long history in policy wording work and is absolutely the leader in New Zealand." He is a specialist in insurance law, focusing on regulatory advice, insurance policy drafting and coverage disputes.

Frank Rose brings over three decades of experience to his practice of insurance law, focusing on insurance claims and litigation across a range of insurance policies. One client comments: "Frank has a wealth of knowledge in commercial insurance litigation. He is personable, commercially professional and practical. He takes the time to fully understand our needs and provides meaningful opinions."