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Insurance

The insurance industry is facing increased complexity and regulations in the need to drive transparency, increased global comparatives and alignment to global standards.

Our Insurance practice provides expert local and cross-border services covering all aspects of the insurance industry, such as, professional indemnity, property solutions and commercial insurance litigation. Our practice is widely reputed for its acumen and experience with insurance related matters and disputes. The team currently handle matters arising from all UAE major insurance sectors across the region and internationally in a range of regular and subrogated claims. We advise on a wide variety on insurance types including product liability, employment practice liability and employment insurance, property damage and professional liability. We also assist on reinsurance matters for some of the largest organisations in the region.

For insurance companies operating in developed or in emerging markets, our lawyers support our clients in overcoming the challenges that they face in the insurance industry. Our team advise on a wide range of insurance policies covering every conceivable kind of risk, from advising on claims arising from financial institution losses and catastrophe losses, to insurance matters within an M&A transaction and lender security, to healthcare insurance and medical malpractice.

Our lawyers have an excellent reputation in high profile and complex insurance disputes and are involved in a diverse range of work on matters including major claims, general insurance and coverage transactions and disputes. We work with large to small organisations as well as insurers, brokers and reinsurers across a range of sectors including health, hospitality, real estate and construction.

With e-commerce, fin-tech and most start-ups being web based our insurance practitioners also specialise in insurtech. We advise regional insurtech companies and venture capitalists who are new to the market, as well as assist major international organisations enter the UAE market, advising on onshore and freezone options.

We offer comprehensive solutions, which include but are not limited to:

  • Insure-tech
  • Employment practice liability
  • Professional liability
  • Property
  • Reinsurance
  • Product liability