Simpson Grierson

Insurance Department

New Zealand
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What the team is known for Well-regarded national firm offering specialist insurance advice to clients in a broad variety of industries. Experienced in acting for both insureds and insurers, it is noted for its adept handling of professional indemnity claims as well as product liability matters. The team also advises on M&A transactions between insurance organisations and on legislative compliance matters for major government clients.

Strengths One market source testifies: "They are a strong specialist insurance division within the firm with experience across a range of disciplines, and they give good, practical, sensible and non-theoretical advice in a format that we can work with."

Work highlights Acted for Fidelity Life Assurance Company in relation to court proceedings involving a claim against it for breach of contract.

Notable practitioners

Helen Smith is an important contact for clients.