Date: Monday, June 18th, 2018 by Michaela Hickson.
18 June 2018 – Global Insurance Law Connect announced today that Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law, the largest full service law firm in Taiwan, has joined its network. Now with thirteen member firms covering four continents, GILC looks to serve its clients’ global needs by offering an extensive network of local lawyers with detailed insurance expertise.
Jim Sherwood, Chairperson of Global Insurance Law Connect, said: “We are delighted to welcome Lee and Li into the network – increasing our footprint in this important region. Insurance businesses are widening their reach in Asia and increasingly need specialist advice across multiple markets. GILC is designed to meet exactly this need, giving re/insurers, brokers and policyholders comfort that they can access the right advisers in the right places in the right way. Our organisation will guide them through unfamiliar territories – giving global access to specialist insurance legal advice on a range of issues across a wide variety of markets.”
C. T. Chang, Partner of Lee and Li, commented “We are delighted to have joined a strong and well-connected network. With over 50 years of experience in Taiwan, being part of a wide network was a natural next step for us in developing our international offering. This way we can deliver local advice combined with international reach, helping our clients to resolve and prevent legal challenges and grow their businesses.”
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Global Insurance Law Connect is a formal alliance of insurance law firms spanning four continents. Founder member firms are Batini Traverso Grasso & Associati (Italy), BLM (UK), Byrd & Associates (France) and Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff PC (USA). Other members are Blanco & Asociados (Spain), Khaitan Legal Associates (India), Santos Bevilaqua Advogados (Brazil), Advokatfirmaet Riisa & Co (Norway), Lydian (Belgium), gbf Attorneys-at-law Ltd (Switzerland), Ocampo 1890 (Mexico) and Buren Legal (China).
A cornerstone of the offering is 14 special legal and risk interest groups sharing expert knowledge with clients across classes of business such as product liability, D&O, marine, energy and cyber. Additional groups will be added as the alliance grows in the next six months.
Our vision and focus is to use the strength and depth of our company to help our clients reduce the time and money they spend on managing risk. If you need a global group of legal advisers, delivering a creative, commercial and specialist service, talk to Global Insurance Law Connect today.
Contact: +44 (0)20 7870 4852