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International property

Our International Property team advise on the largest and most complex industrial and commercial claims, global natural catastrophes losses and complex multi jurisdictional subrogated recoveries.

Our International Property and Business Interruption team in London, Hong Kong and Singapore is a market leader in this field and has a wealth of experience globally.

Working with leading insurers and reinsurers, we advise on claims, both operational and construction, arising from losses at all types of commercial property and industrial risks. We also have expertise in relation to all manner of business interruption issues.

In the energy world, our specialist upstream and downstream knowledge covers infrastructure, power generation, mining, oil refineries, petrochemical plants, gas processing facilities, renewables and nuclear plants.

We advise on policy response, alternative dispute resolution and subrogated recoveries.

You'll benefit from our multi-jurisdictional experience across UK and Europe, Asia, MENA, Australasia and Latin America and the deep knowledge we've gained in all industry sectors. We provide strategic advice and will guide you through all of your options to get the optimum result.


Examples of work

Wealth of experience advising on property and business interruption issues following global natural catastrophes (including the New Zealand, Japan and Chilean earthquakes; the Thai Floods; and the Asian Tsunami) as well as typhoons, hurricanes and windstorms.

Specialist expertise in terrorism and political violence claims, advising reinsurers in relation to claims under terrorism, PV and all risk policies, following explosions at oil facilities; a luxury shopping mall (Philippines); and civil unrest (Thailand and Vietnam).

Advising insurers and reinsurers in relation to property / machinery breakdown and associated business interruption claims following losses at a wide range of commercial and industrial risks.

Advising on complex business interruption issues, including under notifiable disease extensions (SARS); denial of access (Hong Kong unrest); loss of attraction (Asian tsunami), customers/suppliers extensions (Thai floods; Japan earthquake) and in relation to power generation and mining risks.

Advised reinsurers on coverage issues and policy response in respect of mining losses, including in Europe (Poland and Ukraine), Australasia, Asia (Indonesia), South and Central America.

The Team