Our team of experienced insurance lawyers frequently advises and acts for clients both contentious and non-contentious matters from the following areas:
- Hull & Machinery insurance
- Cargo Insurance
- Credit and political risks
- Energy (offshore and onshore)
- Construction and engineering
- Product liability
- Personal injury
- Coverage advice and defense
- Subrogated recoveries
- Medical insurance
- Insurance fraud
- Insurance policy advisory and drafting
Being commercially-aware and client-focused, our insurance lawyers are highly sought after by a global clientele consisting of domestic as well as foreign insurance companies to advise on complex claims-handling in the Middle East in addition to the above-mentioned matters. We are on the panel of major insurers and we receive instructions from insurance claimants to act against major insurers as well.
Our lawyers, qualified in multiple jurisdictions across the world and proficient in the most populous languages of the world, possess proven capabilities and experience in representing clients in litigation and arbitration within the UAE (Dubai Courts; Dubai International Financial Courts; Dubai International Arbitration Centre; and the Dubai International Financial Centre-London Court of International Arbitration).
We are also experienced representing clients in international arbitration conducted under the rules of the London Maritime Arbitration Association, International Chambers of Commerce, Singapore International Arbitration Centre, Singapore Maritime Arbitration Association, German Maritime Arbitration Association, Indian Council of Arbitration, and the London Court of International Arbitration, to name a few.
We provide an efficient and commercially focused approach along with the specialist experience to understand the business needs of our clients from the insurance, reinsurance and shipping sectors. We are regularly approached to deliver presentations on laws in relation to shipping, maritime and yachts. Recent events include seminars at Breakfast with Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre and the Dubai International Superyacht Summit.
For further information or assistance, please contact our expert shipping lawyers for professional legal advice at +971 (0)4 435 7577.
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At Fichte & Co, Managing Partner Jasamin Fichte leads a team that is ‘impeccable, in all areas.’ It handles an array of high-value claims for international clients and government entities.
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