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3 ranked lawyersBand 1ChinaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Formidable team respected for its high-quality contentious practice. Frequently handles high-profile, complex claims, drawing praise for its work relating to financial lines insurance, and with noteworthy experience of professional indemnity and directors' and officers' coverage. Well equipped and increasingly active in undertaking cyber risk issues. Also active on policy wordings drafting and regulatory investigations for global insurers operating in China. Offers experience advising on travel insurance matters in relation to travel booking platforms.

Notable practitioners

Antony Sassi is the head of the insurance department and leads a busy practice, with particular experience advising on cyber risk issues for companies. A client highlights that he is a "leading expert in this line of business in Hong Kong."

Carmel Green is described by market commentators as "active and well respected." She regularly assists clients with complex, cross-border claims, with notable experience in financial lines and professional indemnity matters.

David Smyth enjoys longstanding experience representing clients in a range of professional indemnity claims. He has a wide breadth of experience in contentious matters, with notable knowledge of judicial review proceedings.

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Overview

Our team

Our dedicated Asia insurance team includes over 20 lawyers focused on insurance related matters. We have significant experience assisting insurers and reinsurers with their legal requirements across the main classes of business. 

In-depth industry knowledge with a full scope of services

We have one of, if not the, biggest dedicated insurance teams in Hong Kong. Our innate understanding of the commercial context in which insurance companies operate means we are able to help insurers navigate complex business issues, as well as legal ones.

We are seen as the “go-to” law firm for insurance related legal issues and a trusted partner for international insurers and reinsurers. Testiment to this - we are on the legal panel of most major insurers operating in Hong Kong.

High end, complex defence and coverage work

In contentious matters, we've advised on some of the highest profile claims regionally. We defend claims, provide coverage advice/analysis and deal with recoveries with particular strengths in financial lines; professional indemnity; marine and construction. 

Our team has handled some of the largest professional indemnity claims in Asia over the years and we've advised on some of the highest profile D&O claims in Hong Kong.

Client focused

We consistanty receive excellent feedback from our clients, gaining praise for our high degree of engagement and premium advice. We draw from our vast pool of talent and experience to put the right team in place to meet our clients' needs.

Members
Clients

AIG

Antares

Chubb

ESSAR

Generali

Liberty

Markel

Zurich

Industries

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction

Financial Services

Insurance

Insurance (International Firms)

RPC

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Location

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11th Floor, Three Exchange Square, Central

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

China

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China

Insurance: Contentious (International Firms)


Antony Sassi
Band 1
Carmel Green
Up and Coming
David G Smyth
Senior Statespeople