Global Access Lawyers brings together some of the world's leading defence litigation practices, with experience of representing insureds in high value, complex and cross border claims across multiple lines of business.
As increasing numbers of businesses, large and small, provide goods and services outside of their jurisdictional borders the risk of international litigation increases. Common trends exist including the growth of expert claimant/plaintiff law firms, the emergence of litigation funding into new territories and a class action culture no longer the preserve of just the US.
Global Access Lawyers offers insurers and policyholders access to some of the leading defence lawyers around the world. If a chain is only as strong as its weakest link so too the case when insureds require representation across the globe.
Hinshaw and RPC were instructed in Hong Kong on a D&O matter relating to an underlying US law exposure. Hinshaw provided the US law analysis within a very short space of time to enable RPC to include a full analysis of Hong Kong and US aspects of the claim within the first report to insurers.
RPC and Hinshaw worked collectively on a significant cyber breach matter to produce comprehensive advice covering the UK and US angles.
The association allowed the client quick and cost effective advice covering both the US and UK.
Each member firm is recognised for having an established, independent insurance practice. This means Global Access Lawyers provides the insurance market with access to offices with the strength, depth and breadth that many satellite offices cannot rival. So, as well as being specialists, Global Access offices can support the insurance market with the smallest to the largest or the simplest to the most complex of challenges (across multiple lines of business).
Clients know they are working with Global Access Lawyers not just because of where they are but because of what they are – market leading insurance specialists with a shared view on the importance of client service and finding smart insurance law solutions to help their clients.
The ability to create client value through personal relationships is synonymous with the insurance market. Global Access Lawyers started as a friendship between firms and has grown into genuine collaboration, sharing thoughts, ideas and perspectives out of a shared commitment to support the insurance market and the people within it.
Whether it is insight, market intelligence, relationship management, introducing like-minded member firms in other countries or working together on cross border disputes, Global Access Lawyers uses the advantages of collaboration to find new and better ways of delivering smart insurance law solutions across the globe.
Global Access firms share two very important values:
Everything else flows from there.
Global Access Lawyers supports the insurance industry by leveraging the collective capability of member firms, to deliver cutting edge insight and training on global insurance law issues of the day.