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        Insurance

        The insurance sector continues to change at a fast pace and this brings with it challenges and also opportunities for businesses within this market.

        Working both in the UK and internationally we are one of the largest specialist insurance teams in the UK and regarded as a national heavyweight. As we extend our reach internationally our global footprint continues to increase, cementing DWF as a truly global business partner for our clients.

        The insurance sector continues to change at a fast pace and this brings with it challenges and also opportunities for businesses within this market. Insurance companies look to consolidate and increase revenue by acquisition and merger and this, coupled with legal and regulation changes, provides a challenging environment for the sector.

         

        Our Insurance sector includes:

         

        Technology

        Technology is an essential factor in dealing with routine business efficiently and provides both opportunities and challenges. The introduction of technological developments in claims handling, along with AI, developments in Insurtech and data gathering techniques such as telematics, is changing the face of claims and the insurance sector as a whole. With the introduction of tech driven products such as drones and autonomous vehicles, the level of risk is changing and new risks are becoming apparent. With the introduction of technological advances such as Blockchain and claims management applications, insurance businesses need to ensure they are innovative and agile in order to keep up with the change.

        Locality

        With offices in a number of locations, across different countries, our international capability covers the many key insurance markets our clients operate in. As well as the UK and ROI we cover multi-jurisdictions across many countries including Europe, UAE, Australia, Canada and USA.

        Commitment

        As a top four law firm within the insurance market, we are committed to our clients' business in an extremely competitive market; we understand how the changes in this sector affect each and every business and the challenges they face on a daily basis. Our client focused team works with insurers, brokers, MGAs TPAs, self-insured organisations and service providers to deliver an innovative full service solution. By building strong relationships with our clients, we develop at a strategic understanding of their business objectives and help to achieve these.

        By combining technical excellence with a deep understanding of sector challenges and opportunities, we deliver measurable value to our clients. We are not just a legal supplier; we are a strategic business partner.

        Meet our team

        Paul Berry

        • Partner // CEO (Insurance Services)

        Mark Rankin

        • Senior Associate

        Malcolm Rogers

        • Senior Associate

        Dan Robin

        • Solicitor
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