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Camila Affonso Prado

Senior Lawyer

Experience Summary

Graduated in Law from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado School of Law in 2006, Camila specialized in Insurance, Reinsurance and Civil Liability. Postgraduate in Civil Law from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie School of Law in 2009 and LL.M. in Civil Law from Universidade de São Paulo School of Law in 2012, with high honors. In 2016, LL.D. in Civil Law from  Universidade de São Paulo (USP). 

Her practice is focused on claims adjustment involving large risks, drafting and review of insurance contract clauses, drafting of legal opinions in the different lines of insurance, insurance administrative procedures, review of reinsurance contracts and registration of occasional and admitted reinsurers with SUSEP. Her major clients include AIG, Allianz, Liberty, XL Catlin, Travelers, Omint, Chubb, Sancor Seguros, as well as local and foreign reinsurers.
Visiting professor of Insurance Law in “In-Company” course at Bradesco Seguros and of the extension course at Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas (FMU). Lecturer in the international seminar “Claims Handling in Latin America”, held in Miami and promoted by the British Law Firm DAC-Beachcroft. Member of the Reinsurance Study Group of the AIDA Brazilian branch.

Highlights

  • 2017: Currently working on several loss adjustments under general liability, D&O and E&O policies. Assisted the draft of a legal opinion referring to the possibility of the reinsurer entering a judicial claim against the responsible party for the accident, as well as other issues related to the right of recovery. 
  • 2016: Worked on the loss adjustment of a general liability policy involving the rupture of a dam located at the state of Minas Gerais, with potential contingent liability of USD 300M. Advised a panel of foreign reinsurers in a loss adjustment under an Oil & Gas policy, which main controversy regards the coverage for salvage and containment expenses in the amount of USD 5.6M. Was responsible for the drafting of the insurance policy “GAP - Motor” and assisted the review of life insurance wordings.
  • 2015: Advised a large insurance company and a panel of reinsurers in a claim adjustment in civil liability insurance with potential contingent liability of BRL 470M; as well as a foreign reinsurer in a claim adjustment involving fire losses amounting to BRL 8M. Was responsible for the drafting of the insurance policy “Exhibitions Civil Liability” insurance and advised the client on the review of the “D&O” insurance clauses.  
  • 2014: Worked on several D&O and E&O claims adjustments; advised a foreign reinsurer on the claim adjustment of an Employer's Civil Liability insurance amounting to BRL 2M; reviewed and drafted insurance contract clauses with focus on “Freight Forwarders” and “Recall” policies. 
  • 2013: Worked on the claim adjustment of an Environmental Civil Liability Insurance in the estimated amount of BRL 20M; adjusted the Norwegian Hull Insurance to the Brazilian legislation, so that her client was the insurance company that pioneered the sale of this policy in Brazil. 
  • 2012: Drafted the set of clauses in an Environmental Civil Liability insurance to a local insurer and worked on a claim regulation Product Civil Liability Insurance to a foreign reinsurer in the amount of BRL 18M. 

Recognition

 

Education

  • 2016: LL.D. in Civil Law from Universidade de São Paulo School of Law, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.
  • 2012: LL.M. in Civil Law from Universidade de São Paulo School of Law, São Paulo SP, Brazil.
  • 2009: Postgraduate course in Civil Law at Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie School of Law, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.
  • 2006: LL.B. in Law from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (FAAP) School of Law, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.
Camila Affonso Prado

Languages

Portuguese; English; French

Practice Areas

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