Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Inc

PRACTICE OVERVIEW

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr has deep insurance law expertise located across our practice areas, allowing a seamless service to our clients regardless of the advice they require. Our insurance lawyers combine a detailed knowledge of the applicable law with a commercial awareness of the insurance industry.

Our extensive dispute resolution experience covers the full range of insurance disputes where we apply our knowledge to resolve issues in their early stages where possible in an effort to avoid litigation and preserve valuable business relationships. Insurers have shown their confidence in us by retaining us to represent them in arbitrated or litigated disputes.

Our clients include the top five life offices, a number of large short-term insurers, brokers and various financial services providers in South Africa and abroad.

OUR SERVICES

  • Drafting of arbitration clauses and agreements
  • Disputes over insurance and reinsurance cover
  • Claims handling, monitoring and coordination
  • Complex insurance-related litigation
  • Directors and Officers (D&O) insurance, fiduciary, professional liability, and fidelity cover
  • Product and general liability cover
  • Environmental liability cover
  • Claims related to insurance and reinsurance intermediaries
  • Class action proceedings
  • Cover and contribution litigation
  • D&O and professional liability cover and defence
  • Products liability defence
  • Environmental claims
  • Suits between health insurers and providers
  • Disability or regulatory issues arising out of personnel policies

OUR EXPERIENCE

We have been involved for the defendant in numerous actions in the full range of claims faced by short-term insurers and brokers including policy based:

  • Personal injury claims
  • Professional indemnity claims
  • Fraud claims
  • Motor claims
  • All other delictual claims

Assisting insurers and brokers in contractual disputes over:

  • Claims
  • Existence of cover
  • Limits of cover

 

CONTACT

Tim Fletcher

National Practice Head: Dispute Resolution

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Inc

1 Protea Place, Cnr of Fredman and Protea Place, Sandton, Johannesburg, 2196

Tel. +27 11 562 1061 Mobile. +27 83 325 0731 Fax. +27 11 562 1661

tim.fletcher@cdhlegal.com

Practice Areas

  • Drafting of arbitration clauses and agreements
  • Disputes over insurance and reinsurance cover
  • Claims handling, monitoring and coordination
  • Complex insurance-related litigation
  • Directors and Officers (D&O) insurance, fiduciary, professional liability, and fidelity cover
  • Product and general liability cover
  • Environmental liability cover
  • Claims related to insurance and reinsurance intermediaries
  • Class action proceedings
  • Cover and contribution litigation
  • D&O and professional liability cover and defence
  • Products liability defence
  • Environmental claims
  • Suits between health insurers and providers
  • Disability or regulatory issues arising out of personnel policies

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Inc

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Inc

Email: tim.fletcher@cdhlegal.com
Phone: +27 11 562 1061
Mobile: +27 83 325 0731
Fax: +27 11 562 1661
Website: https://www.cliffedekkerhofmeyr.com
Address: 1 Protea Place, Cnr of Fredman and Protea Place, Sandton, Johannesburg, 2196
Country: SOUTH AFRICA

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