Key issues

Our Paris insurance team provides a full range of legal services across a range of contentious and non-contentious areas of law. Our insurance practice handles a wide range of insurance and reinsurance claims work across all major lines of business including property, casualty, trade credit and credit risk, aviation and new/emerging specialist lines, cyber liability/security, product liability, tort and personal injury claims.

How DLA Piper can help

We assist clients on all aspects of domestic and international complex civil or criminal pre-litigations, litigations and arbitration cases, particularly in product liability law, aviation law and insurance law, as well as handling complex regulatory issues.

Our team

Our ten lawyer team, including 3 partners, has experience advising on all aspects of insurance litigation and advice including both regulatory and transactional matters, as well as commercial matters, competition law, restructuring, emergency response, tax, intellectual property and data protection law, outsourcing, real estate matters and employment law.

Quotes

The ‘very responsive’ team at DLA Piper ‘provides sophisticated, practical and tactical advice’ on contentious and non-contentious matters, with a portfolio of expertise that includes domestic and cross-border matters. Product liability matters and arbitration are key areas, but the group also handles cyber liability, casualty, tort and personal injury claims, as well as assisting with property and credit risk-related insurance matters. Practice head and aviation expert Vonnick Le Guillou specialises in complex international liability matters. Key practitioner Bruce Mee is ‘very strategic and knowledgeable’ and ‘a pleasure to work with’; his experience includes arbitration, mediation and other alternative dispute resolution procedures. Capital markets specialist Fabrice Armand is the name to note for insurance-related regulatory issues, particularly regarding the structuring of new insurance products.

LEGAL 500 EMEA 2018