To close off a successful year of growth for OKW, we are delighted to announce that on 21 December 2012 we have been elected as the Insuralex members for Poland.
Insuralex is a group created by independent law firms that specialise in Insurance and Reinsurance coverage, defence, litigation and all other related legal services.
Insuralex exists to provide its members with a worldwide referral network of the highest quality in the fields of insurance, re-insurance, coverage, defence and litigation. Besides its own members, Insuralex is proud to be associated with the ARC Group, a Canadian group of lawyers with members in most Canadian provinces who have similar expertise and purposes.
Insuralex has represented major companies in some of the most significant European disputes including:
- The Mont Blanc tunnel fire
- The Toulouse explosion
- The AGF/Wasa/Lexington UK Supreme Court case
- Italian 2003 Blackout
- Chubb & AIG vs. Parmalat & others case
- The Maconda Well incident (involving the platform Deepwater Horizon)
- Litigation arising from the 9/11 catastrophe
- Disputes occurring during the Athens Olympic Games 2004
- The Chinese Slimming Herbs litigation in Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg
- The Turkish Airlines crash at Schiphol airport
- The Buncefield explosion in the UK
- Other plant disasters and catastrophes
An established firm in Poland that has attracted legal expertise from across Europe, OKW offers a wide range of solutions for Insurers and Reinsurers who wish to trade in this important and expanding jurisdiction. The firm’s origins go back to 2004. The firm combines extensive experience in dealing with clients and customers in Poland as well as working with international connections from other countries in the European Union the USA and beyond.
Bill Perry, President of Insuralex, in welcoming OKW said, “We are very fortunate to have this excellent firm joining Insuralex. They have an impressive spread of skills and expertise in a wide range of Insurance and Commercial disciplines. We welcome their proactive stance and know that they will make a terrific contribution to our Group. “
Marta Olczak-Klimek, Partner of OKW said, “Everyone at OKW is extremely pleased that we have been elected as a member of Insuralex. We know that they are very well respected in the Insurance and Reinsurance world and we are looking forward to working with Members from Europe and across the world.” Remco van der Kroft, Partner of OKW added, “The Insuralex network will allow us to offer high quality legal services to the Polish insurance community throughout the world.”
Insuralex is an international association of 30 independent legal practices based in Europe, the Middle East, and the USA