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.
The New Zealand Law Commission’s long-awaited report on class action and litigation funding was released on 27 June 2022. The 483-page final report contains a broad range of recommendations, including a recommendation that there should be a Class Action Act and amendments to the High Court Rules. In this update, W+K’s Antony Holden and Michael Cavanaugh share the highlights of the report and explain why its recommendations are generally encouraging ...