Wotton + Kearney lawyers regularly travel to London to work directly with insurers, reinsurers, Lloyd’s of London syndicates, P&I Clubs and brokers to provide a seamless service for those doing business in Australia and New Zealand.
We are known for our work on some of the most significant claims coming out of the London market, including representing the market in D&O Class Actions, Cyber defence, catastrophic injury claims and niche areas involving specialist coverholders writing scheme business.
Our property, D&O, cyber and casualty insurance teams spend considerable time on the ground in Singapore working with Regional leadership teams of many of our major insurance clients, the Singapore Lloyd’s Hub and increasingly large Asian Insurers underwriting risks in Australia and New Zealand.
There have been three recent cases involving abuse matters that provide further guidance on how the courts are addressing some key liability, damages and limitation issues. These issues include: the need for specific evidence about the level of impact of limitation periods in considering applications to set aside settlements in institutional abuse matters the importance of clearly articulated causes of action in pleadings the way damages are assessed when there ...