Our Insurance and Reinsurance practice has developed out of our core practice areas of maritime, trade and finance. We offer advice and assistance on a wide range of insurance and reinsurance products through our offices in different parts of the world. We have particular expertise in the Latin American and Iberian markets and in business interruption claims.

Our practice encompasses all forms of marine insurance through to non-marine insurance, reinsurance and excess of loss products, including:

  • Accident and Health
  • Aviation
  • Casualty
  • Cargo
  • Charterers liability
  • Construction and Engineering
  • Directors & Officers
  • Energy (onshore and offshore)
  • Environmental/Pollution
  • Financial Lines
  • Hull and machinery
  • Insurance/ reinsurance policy disputes
  • Political risks
  • Port risks
  • Product Liability
  • Property (non-marine)
  • Property and Professional Indemnity
  • Protection and Indemnity
  • War & terrorism risks
  • Specie, blood & livestock Insurance
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We have extensive experience in the aviation sector advising traditional financiers and well as hedge funds, airlines, operating and financial lessors in the sale and purchase (including ECA backed arrangements), leasing, maintenance and management agreements as well as private jets.

Our Aviation clients operate globally and range from airlines, aircraft lessors and international financiers, cargo and liability underwriters, cargo owners, handling agents, IATA registered agents and freight forwarders, accredited customs agents. We have advised some of the world’s largest airlines as well as aircraft lessors such as GAAM and Aerfi and international financiers such as BoS and RBS.

Our Aviation practice covers:

  • Cargo and liability insurance covers (including advices and disputes)
  • Customs
  • Hull, loss of value/profits
  • Third party liability
  • Liability to passengers and aircrew
  • Legal advices on contracts
  • Regulation 261/2004
  • Cargo claims, handling (SGHA)
  • Lease agreements
  • Aviation accidents / Personal injury at airports/ personal injury claims (including criminal law aspects)
  • Professional liability claims
  • Contentious and administrative claims
  • Administrative inspections by AESA (Spanish Air Safety Agency)
  • Aircraft purchase contract
  • Termination and lease back agreements