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 Insurance and Reinsurance

Demarest's Insurance and Reinsurance area has a long standing tradition in the market, with 20 years of renowned expertise in this practice area. In 2015, the entire team of JBO Advocacia, one of the most prestigious boutique insurance law firms in Brazil, joined Demarest, enabling a comprehensive practice that meets all demands of the field,including organization and licensing of companies, draft of insurance wordings, loss adjustments, regulatory analysis and insurance litigation.

The new structure brings along the partnership of DAC Beachcroft - the London based specialized insurance law firm with offices in the United Kingdom, Spain, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, New Zealand and Singapore, as well as correspondent law firms in the main cities of the world. The partnership stands out for its capacity to integrate teams, carry out joint seminars and for constantly innovating working methods based on the expertise shared with the various jurisdictions. Consequently, clients are provided with an international standard, specialized legal services, whether in Brazil or in any other country, with Demarest's hands-on and customer-oriented approach.

The result of this legal services structure as well as the experience of having among its clients the largest

Brazilian and global insurance groups is the capacity to understand the clients' business and solve their

problems and to offer legally safe, effective and creative solutions and answers. All these aspects enable the Insurance and Reinsurance team to be in a prestigious position in the most important directories of the field, such as Who's Who Legal, Chambers Latin America, Chambers Global, Latin Insurance Review, Latin Lawyers 250 and Legal 500.

Partners and lawyers from other practice areas, such as Corporate, Banking and Tax, often work together with the Insurance and Reinsurance team to enable immediate and effective answers to all types of requests. 

The Insurance and Reinsurance area provides services from the pre-litigation to the settlement stage, such as: 

  • Preparation of legal opinions on insurance coverage, technical feasibility of insurance operations and interpretation of SUSEP's regulatory rules;

  • Loss adjustment in several lines of business, particularly complex risks;

  • Review of operational agreements, reinsurance contracts, internal controls and compliance;

  • Preparation and review of insurance wordings, as well as adaptation of foreign products to the local legislation and SUSEP's rules;

  • Corporate structuring for brokers, insurers and reinsurers in Brazil;

  • Advice on benefits (Health Insurance and Supplementary Pension Plans);

  • Monitoring of lawsuits for insurers and foreign reinsurers.

  • Litigation involving defense of insurers in lawsuits or arbitrations, as well as the filing of lawsuits for reimbursement and credit recovery;

  • Administrative Litigation - SUSEP.

Awards

 

 

Demarest Advogados is ranked in the 2018 edition of The Legal 500https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/Pages/Demarest-Advogados-e-ranqueado-na-edicao-2018-do-The-Legal-500.aspxDemarest Advogados is ranked in the 2018 edition of The Legal 500
Chambers Latin America 2019 ranks Demarest Advogadoshttps://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/chambers-latin-america-2019-ranqueia-demarest-advogadosChambers Latin America 2019 ranks Demarest Advogados
Latin Lawyer 250 2018https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/latin-lawyer-250-2018-(2)Latin Lawyer 250 2018
Chambers Global ranks Demarest’s lawyers and practice areashttps://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/chambers-global-2018-(3)Chambers Global ranks Demarest’s lawyers and practice areas
Chambers Latin America 2018https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/chambers-latin-america-2018Chambers Latin America 2018
Demarest Advogados is recognized in the Legal500 - 2017https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/demarest-advogados-e-recomendado-no-legal-500Demarest Advogados is recognized in the Legal500 - 2017
Latin Lawyer 250 2017https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/latin-lawyer-250-2017Latin Lawyer 250 2017
Chambers Global 2017https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/chambers-global-2017Chambers Global 2017
Who's Who Legal Brazil 2016https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/whos-who-legal-brazil-2016Who's Who Legal Brazil 2016
Chambers Latin America 2017https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/demarest-no-chambers-latin-america-2017Chambers Latin America 2017
The Legal 500 Latin America 2016https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/demarest-advogados-e-destaque-no-the-legal-500-latin-america-2016The Legal 500 Latin America 2016
LATAMIR Brazilian Insurance Awards 2016https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/latamir-premios-de-seguros-do-brasil-2016LATAMIR Brazilian Insurance Awards 2016
Chambers Global 2016https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/chambers-global-2016Chambers Global 2016
2016 Latin Lawyer 250https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/latin-lawyer-250-20162016 Latin Lawyer 250
Chambers Latin America 2016https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/demarest-advogados-no-chambers-latin-americaChambers Latin America 2016
The Legal 500 Latin America 2015https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/the-legal-500-latin-america-2015The Legal 500 Latin America 2015
Latin Lawyer 250 2015https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/latin-lawyer-250-2015Latin Lawyer 250 2015
Chambers Global 2015https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/chambers-global-2015Chambers Global 2015
Demarest no Who's Who Legal Brazil 2014https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/demarest-no-whos-who-legal-brazil-2014Demarest no Who's Who Legal Brazil 2014
Legal 500 Latin America 2014https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/legal-500-latin-america-2014Legal 500 Latin America 2014
Demarest no Latin Lawyer 250 2014https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/demarest-no-latin-lawyer-250-2014Demarest no Latin Lawyer 250 2014
Demarest no Who's Who Legal Brazil 2013https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/demarest-no-whos-who-legal-brazil-2013Demarest no Who's Who Legal Brazil 2013
Leading lawyers - Legal 500 Latin America 2013https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/leading-lawyers-legal-500-latin-america-2013Leading lawyers - Legal 500 Latin America 2013
Chambers Latin America 2013https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/chambers-latin-america-2013Chambers Latin America 2013
Chambers Global 2012https://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/publicacoes/chambers-global-2012Chambers Global 2012

Partners

 

 

Marcia Cicarelli Barbosa de Oliveirahttps://www.demarest.com.br/en-us/advogados/marcia-cicarelli-barbosa-de-oliveiraMarcia Cicarelli Barbosa de Oliveira

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