概要

Mayer Brown has one of the leading global insurance industry practices, representing nearly 400 insurers and insurance-related entities in transactional, regulatory and dispute resolution matters. Drawing upon Mayer Brown’s diverse capabilities, we take a team-oriented and interdisciplinary approach to better serve our insurance industry clients.

Across global markets, Mayer Brown represents insurers and reinsurers, as well as brokers, banks, and investors, in a range of litigation and alternative dispute resolution matters; investigations and enforcement matters; and transactional matters that include mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, and sophisticated insurance structured finance at the convergence of insurance markets and the broader capital markets. 

Mayer Brown is recognized for its “expertise in insurance-linked securities work for reinsurers. Acts for insurers on high-profile corporate, M&A and regulatory matters across North America and Europe.” Chambers USA

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受賞歴

Chambers Global 2021

  • Ranked for Insurance Sector (International & Cross-Border) – UK
  • Ranked for Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance – UK

"It's a very impressive team - thorough and quite strategic.

Chambers Asia Pacific 2021

  • Ranked for Insurance: Contentious – China

Often cited as a first choice for contentious insurance matters. Praised for its expert handling of financial lines cases, including D&O and professional indemnity claims. Maintains an outstanding reputation for its personal injury practice, regularly instructed on high-profile cases. Also noted for its knowledge of medical malpractice law. Active on employees' compensation claims for major construction insurers in Hong Kong. Frequently receives mandates to advise on coverage issues in relation to terrorism exclusion clauses in the corporate and private individual insurance sphere.

Clients are impressed by the team's service, with one client noting: "They are very client-friendly, responsive, able to turn work around in short timeframes and always available to discuss matters."

International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Asia Pacific Awards 2021

Mayer Brown won the "Financial Services Regulatory Team of the Year" award at the IFLR Asia Pacific Awards 2021. In addition, the firm advised on a transaction recognized as the "High Yield Deal of the Year.”

Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021

  • Ranked for Insurance – Hong Kong

Chambers Global 2020

  • Ranked for Insurance: Contentious – Global-wide
  • Ranked for Insurance Sector (International & Cross-Border) – UK
  • Ranked for Insurance: Contentious Claims – UK

The team has shown professionalism and skill in handling, negotiating and settling particularly complicated and huge claims."

Clients praise the "unique team culture" offered at Mayer Brown, with one saying: "The partners are very responsive – one message and they are on it, informing us what to do and following up on the cases. They are approachable and have quick turnaround time."

A client describes the team as having a “strong national and global presence," adding: "It is ideally suited to significant projects with cross-border elements.”

Chambers Asia Pacific 2020

  • Ranked for Insurance: Contentious – China

Often cited as a first choice for contentious insurance matters. Praised for its expert handling of financial lines cases, including D&O and professional indemnity claims. Maintains an outstanding reputation for its personal injury practice, regularly instructed on high-profile cases. Also noted for its knowledge of medical malpractice law. Active on employees' compensation claims for major construction insurers in Hong Kong.

Clients appreciate the firm's responsiveness. One source comments: "Mayer Brown is really dedicated. We have last-minute cases often and we need quick turnaround. The partners are very responsive – one message and they are on it, informing us of what to do and following up on the cases. They are approachable and have quick turnaround time."

One interviewee adds: "One thing I like about Mayer Brown is their unique team culture. They have a very, very cohesive team culture, very easy to deal with. I would say their bedside manner sets them apart in the market, as well as being technically excellent."

Chambers UK 2020

  • Ranked for Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance – UK
  • Ranked for Insurance: Non-contentious – UK
  • Ranked for Professional Negligence: Insurance – UK

"The firm's global reach is a real strength, particularly when dealing with cross-border transactions." Another interviewee says: "They have international experience and a commercial approach."

Clients say: "They are a strong firm with great practitioners" and "It's a very impressive team - thorough and quite strategic.”

Chambers USA 2020

  • Ranked for Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory – Nationwide
  • Ranked for Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory – Illinois
  • Ranked for Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory – New York

Clients say: "The team has the breadth and depth we need and brings the right approach to the work" and "They have a strong insurance practice and the experience has been very positive overall.” with another remarking that “the firm has lawyers that are strong in both M&A and regulatory insurance, and thus can provide holistic advice and issue spotting.

An additional client says the team is "well-versed in the market and the particulars of their clients and equipped with the type of practical advice that resonates with both lawyer and non-lawyers."

Market sources add: "The firm has put together a formidable team."

Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020

  • Ranked for Insurance – Hong Kong

Legal 500 UK 2020

  • Ranked for Insurance & Reinsurance Litigation – UK
  • Ranked for Insurance: Corporate & Regulatory – UK

Commercial, responsive, on the ball.”

Their advice has been very concise and allowed us to focus on key important elements and avoid dwelling unnecessarily on matters that could make things unproductive. Its worldwide resources have been especially helpful in dealing cross border issues involving multiple jurisdictions.”

Legal 500 US 2020

  • Ranked for Insurance: Non-Contentious– US
  • Ranked for Insurance: Advice to Insurers – US

Asian Legal Business (ALB) Hong Kong Law Awards 2020

 Mayer Brown was recognized as the Insurance Law Firm of the Year in 2020 for the ninth time at the ALB Hong Kong Law Awards, the biggest and longest-running legal awards that pay tribute to the outstanding achievements of private practitioners and in-house teams in Hong Kong.

Chambers Global 2019

  • Ranked for Insurance: Contentious – Global-wide

Chambers Asia Pacific 2019

  • Ranked for Insurance: Contentious – China

Often cited as a first choice for contentious insurance matters. Praised for its expert handling of financial lines cases, including D&O and professional indemnity claims. Interviewees point to the firm's timeliness and great customer service: "The turnaround times and attention to detail is excellent and they're able to effectively use their insurance capabilities."

Chambers USA 2019

  • Ranked for Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory – Nationwide
  • Ranked for Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory – Illinois
  • Ranked for Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory – New York

Legal 500 US 2019

  • Ranked for Insurance: Non-Contentious – US

Trading Risk Awards 2019 “Dealmakers of the Year”

Mayer Brown was named “Financial Facilitator of the Year” at the 11th annual Trading Risk Awards in London. The awards recognize excellence and the achievements of the best individuals, teams and companies in the convergence of the insurance industry and capital markets.

Chambers Asia Pacific 2018

  • Ranked for Insurance: Contentious – China

"Response times on claims for our insureds have been one of the best in the market in our experience."

"They are a super team. They go way beyond, they open doors and bring opportunities to our table," another interviewee enthuses.

Chambers Global 2018

  • Ranked for Insurance – Global-wide
  • Ranked for Insurance: Contentious – Global-wide

"Their knowledge of the market and ability to provide extensive advise on all ranges of regulatory issues has been essential to us and always impressive."

"I am very happy to sing their praises, there are exceptionally good practitioners in that firm. They produce exceptional quality work and have real expertise."

Chambers Latin America 2018

  • Ranked for Insurance – Latin America

Chambers UK 2018

  • Ranked for Insurance: Contentious Claims – UK
  • Ranked for Insurance: Reinsurance – UK

“They give good overview advice as well as drilling down to the minutiae, and they can be relied upon to provide clear and concise instruction."

"They are excellent in terms of responsiveness and they are very popular with our team. They have done a great job for us."

Chambers USA 2018

  • Ranked for Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory – Nationwide
  • Ranked for Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory – Illinois
  • Ranked for Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory – New York

They have tremendous experience, depth of resources and provide practical legal advice."

"The team is highly experienced, knowledgeable and professional."

"They provide outstanding service; the team works efficiently and is detailed."

Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018

 "Hong Kong titan Mayer Brown (formerly known as Mayer Brown JSM) has had strong ties to the industry for many years and continues to provide a range of services to clients."

Legal 500 US 2018

  • Ranked for Insurance: Non-Contentious – US

Mayer Brown delivers “extensive business knowledge, spot-on advice and a very strong team.”

Chambers Global 2017

A client noted "they get the balance right between being detailed and commercial, and are really dedicated to serving the client - they take that very seriously."

Chambers Asia Pacific 2017

  • Ranked for Insurance: Contentious – China

Response times on claims for our insureds have been one of the best in the market in our experience."

"They are a super team. They go way beyond, they open doors and bring opportunities to our table." 

Chambers UK 2017

  • Ranked for Insurance: Contentious Claims – UK
  • Ranked for Insurance: Reinsurance – UK

Chambers US 2017

  • Ranked for Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory – Nationwide
  • Ranked for Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory – Illinois
  • Ranked for Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory – New York

“They have terrific response times and give me practical advice to help our business operate. Mayer Brown makes us feel like we are a valued client."

“Very responsive team that can also bring in subject matter experts when we need them," as well as being "very well regarded in the market."

Legal 500 US 2017

  • Ranked for Insurance: Non-Contentious – US

Extensive business knowledge, spot-on advice and a very strong team.”