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We represent leading national retail brands, financial institutions, entrepreneurs, business and professional associations, individuals, and not-for-profit entities.


What We Do

Insurance and Reinsurance Disputes


We act as Canadian Reinsurance Counsel for cedants, reinsurers, and retrocessionaires in high value disputes relating to accident and health, asbestos, auto (including AB), commercial liability and property, facultative and treaty reinsurance (including contract wordings), life, D&O, E&O, product liability, specialty lines, and technology.

We ensure achievement of client objectives by working in close cooperation with corporate counsel and cedant or reinsurance officers, and with market intermediaries or consultants.

We have experience in conducting reinsurance disputes in litigation and arbitration practice.

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