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 compliance with a wide range of statutory and regulatory requirements.

Strengths One client says "they're great," and elaborates: "They roll their sleeves up and get in and around, providing advice that is good-quality and straightforward, even when it's not what I want to hear."

Notable practitioners

Practice head
Helen Smith
operates across the insurance spectrum, acting principally but not exclusively for insurers and maintaining a particularly close focus on professional indemnity cases. Clients value her as a provider of "considered, straightforward advice" with a flair for "cutting through the complicated, getting into the key issues and laying things out in an understandable manner."