DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Kennedys

Insurance

1 ranked lawyersBand 3SpainEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Joins the rankings this year as a respected department advising a range of Spanish and international insurance and reinsurance companies on litigation across the globe. Frequently handles cross-border mandates and offers advice to policyholders. Advises clients from several industries including public transport, construction, energy and the automobile industry.

Strengths

Clients laud: "Kennedys have the local knowledge and global reach that we require of a law firm. They are approachable and able to articulate their findings in the correct way for the intended audience, be it the client, the broker or indeed our own internal stakeholders."

Another client highlights: "Kennedys have a worldwide set-up, so if a claim that starts in Spain ends up elsewhere then they have it covered."

Work highlights

Advised Generali on a EUR13.73 million loss of business claim made by a transport company.

Notable practitioners

Olivia Delagrange regularly represents reinsurers in multi-jurisdictional disputes across Europe, profiting from her triple qualification in Spain, Belgium and England & Wales. She draws accolade from clients, one of whom states: "Delagrange stands out due to her amazing knowledge of jurisdictional issues and her command of languages," with another client adding: "She simplifies matters for you and explains all the issues at hand so that you can make the right and balanced decision on the claim being faced."

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Olivia Delagrange
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