The largest global alliance of law firms focused on the insurance market

2,100 attorneys in 74 offices worldwide

Formed to meet the legal needs of the growing multinational insurance market, Legalign Global employs an innovative legal services business model for the insurance sector delivered seamlessly across jurisdictions by best-in-region law firms that share consistent, unparalleled service standards.

Legalign Global is an alliance between five law firms who are best in class in their regions:

While some member firms’ practices extend beyond insurance, Legalign Global focuses on three primary areas:

  • Insurance & Reinsurance Coverage
  • Insurance & Reinfurance Defence
  • Insurance Regulatory & Compliance

Together we facilitate a more effective legal services response to our global insurer clients and their customers working in foreign markets or under multi-national insurance programs.

To learn more visit www.legalignglobal.com.

Why Legalign Global?

Legalign Global was formed to meet the legal needs of the growing multinational insurance markets as insurers increasingly provide services in multiple international locations or manage them as part of global insurance programs. Legalign Global, unlike other networks of loosely affiliated law firms, is a closely-knit, integrated alliance with a uniform global service charter. This ensures that all five member firms deliver consistent, best-in-region service to our clients, in compliance with service legal expectations.

The Legalign Global benefits

Expertise

  • Genuine understanding of the insurance industry and market
  • Access to leading advisers in mature markets and a global network of contacts
  • One-stop-shop global claims handling solutions for global risks; such as product recall, cyber and data breach response, cBI claims and other “inter-connected risks”
  • Capability to advise on new risks, insurance products and wordings as they emerge, such as tech products, cyber wordings and (re)takaful wordings.

Insights

  • Vast intellectual capital
  • Extensive horizon-watching capability
  • Thought leadership
  • Innovative claims solutions

Coverage

  • 2,100 attorneys in 74 offices worldwide
  • Local insight and international reach
  • Resourcing flexibility, instant upscaling capacity and on-the-ground presence

Quality

  • Quality control through a service charter

Efficiencies

  • Speed of response
  • Cost efficiencies
  • Investment in AI and data analytics

NSW Court of Appeal requires actual subjective intent to cause injury to exclude operation of the CLA

On 18 November 2020, the Court of Appeal handed down its decision in Dickson v Northern Lakes Rugby League Sport & Recreation Club Inc [2020] NSWCA 294. Wotton + Kearney acted for the Northern Lakes Rugby League Sport & Recreation Club Inc and Brendan Fletcher in their successful defence of the appeal proceedings. The decision provides direction for the first time on how s.3B(1)(a) of the CLA is to be ...

> Read more