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Our expanding Network offers multi-market services and solutions to surety and trade credit insurers that includes policy advice, pre and post claims advisory, loss mitigation and salvage/recoveries activities.

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The ACQUES Law Network is represented by leading specialist and top tier law firms in strategically located national jurisdictions, as well as members licensed in all 50 States within the USA.

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Polczynski Robinson

Recognised as the ‘go to’ firm for trade credit insurance legal advice in Australia, Polczynski Robinson acts for all trade credit insurers in relation to claims, policy drafting, restructuring of securities and recoveries.

In the past 20 years, the partners have co-ordinated significant complex recoveries on behalf of global trade credit insurers with substantial exposure in major corporate collapses. Most recently we have advised insurers on recovery of the insured losses arising from the corporate collapse of an iconic Australia retail brand.

We also advise surety and performance bond providers on high profile matters and frequently advise international insurers in relation to the recovery of losses in significant infrastructure, mining and construction projects.

Contact Details

Stephen Polczynski, Managing Partner
Tel: + 61 2 9234 1501
Email: spolczynski@plawyers.com.au

Dajana Malnersic, Partner
Tel: +61 2 9234 1508
Email: dmalnersic@plawyers.com.au

Level 12, 77 King St
Sydney NSW 2000 Australia

www.plawyers.com.au


Poletto & Possamai Sociedade de Advogados (P&P)

Poletto & Possamai Sociedade de Advogados provides legal services in all areas of law relating to business activity, with a focus on surety bond, insurance and reinsurance law. Founded in 1994, our firm’s performance and achievements have been recognized by legal analysts and by the insurance market alike.

We specialize on surety bond, property and casualty (engineering risks, operational liability, damages, professional liability, D&O), and financial and investment risks.

Also, our firm offers specific services as surety bond claims adjusters – we have provided,  over several years of practice, legal assistance for national and international insurance companies in over two thousand claims’ adjustment proceedings.

Our work encompasses a broad spectrum of legal issues, ranging from extrajudicial advisory and preventive procedures to litigation and arbitration. With the aggregate experience of a team of highly qualified professionals, our goal is to provide our clients with personalized, result-oriented legal solutions.

Contact Details

Luiz Augusto da Silva
Tel.: +55 41 3323-1904
Tel: +55 41 3323-9354
Email: luizsilva@poletto.adv.br

Luiz Gustavo Mussolini Desidério
Tel.: +55 41 3323-1904
Tel: +55 41 3323-9354
Email: luizmussolini@poletto.adv.br

Rua São Pio X, n. 809,
Bairro Ahú, Curitiba, Paraná
Brazil

www.poletto.adv.br

 


Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber

GSNH’s Insurance team represents insurers and insured’s in connection with coverage opinions and disputes.

We support non-insurance issues in litigation including coverage disputes, defending claims and pursuing subrogated matters. Our experienced team has acted for clients in connection with some of Canada’s largest and most complex insolvency cases, making them uniquely qualified to pursue subrogated claims.

We possess specialised construction law expertise in the appropriate use of, and making claims against, various forms of contract security, including letters of credit and surety bonds, such as bid bonds, performance bonds, labour and material payment bonds, financial security bonds and holdback release bonds.

Contact Details

Michael Rotsztain, Counsel
Tel: +1 416 597 7870
Email: rotsztain@gsnh.com

480 University Avenue, Suite 1600
Toronto On M5G1V2

www.gsnh.com


Gamboa & Acevedo Abogados

 

Contact Details

Ernesto Gamboa-Morales
Tel: +57 1 3211391
Cell: +57 3134314436
Email: egamboa@galegal.co

Eduardo Gamboa-Mahecha
Tel: +57 1 3211391
Cell: +57 3115328583
Email: eduardo.gamboa@galegal.co

Carrera7#76-35 Oficina 501
Bogota Columbia

http://galegal.co


Kirk Larsen & Ascanius, Copenhagen

Kirk Larsen & Ascanius’ advice is targeted at creating value for clients and therefore consistently pursues a business-oriented approach.

Our lawyers are skilled litigators and regularly conduct cases before the Danish Supreme Court, the Maritime and Commercial Court and the two Danish High Courts. We measure our success in our ability to secure the greatest possible value for our clients.

Contact Details

Mads Christian Hoej, Attorney
Tel: +45 5369 2240
Email: mhj@kirklarsen.dk

H.C. Andersens Boulevard 45
1553 Copenhagen V Denmark

www.kirklarsen.dk


NORDIA

NORDIA is a Nordic law firm with a simple business concept: to create value for clients.

We are specialists in insurance and tort law have extensive experience and thorough skills in litigation and arbitration proceedings in the insurance and tort law fields. We represent both international as well as domestic insurance companies in matters relating to insurance indemnification, liability, reinsurance and rights of recourse claims.

In addition, NORDIA regularly assists insurance companies, insurance brokers and insured parties in the interpretation, negotiation and drafting of insurance agreements and insurance terms conditions.

Contact Details

Timo Skurnik, Partner
Tel: +358 41 523 1143
Email: timo.skurnik@nordialaw.com

Eteläesplanadi 22 A, 7th floor
00130 Helsinki Finland

www.nordialaw.com


Achsnick Pape Opp Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

Achsnick Pape Opp Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH (APO) has specialised business law expertise based on decades of consultancy experience, especially in insolvency law and corporate law.

We are cooperation partner of a leading medium-sized consulting firm for many years, with a focus on business restructuring.

As one of the top three Security Pool Administrators (Suppliers Pools) in Germany, we are mandated to enforce suppliers’ security rights in insolvency proceedings and avoid damages for credit insurers. Our lawyers are lecturers in restructuring subjects for tax advisors and professional audience and are regularly publishing in specialist journals

Contact Details

Julian Opp
Tel.: +49 221 91 27 34 0
Email: j.opp@manager-anwaelte.de

Dennis Fouladfar
Tel.: +49 221 91 27 34 0
Email: d.fouladfar@manager-anwaelte.de

Gereonstraße 18-30
D-50670 Köln Germany

www.manager-anwaelte.de


Karytinos & Partners

Karytinos & Partners collaborative culture, size and commitment allows a high degree of flexibility and in order to exercise the right mix of skills, experience and commercial insight to meet particular client requirements.

We have an active involvement in negotiating on behalf of foreign multinational companies with the Greek State and Greek State Companies’ contracts on various projects. We have extensive know-how, experience and a successful track-record in insolvency law.

Contact Details

Aikaterini Vitsikounaki, Associate
Tel: +30210 7794214 or +30210 7707113
Email: info@karytinos.gr

Athanasios Filippidis, Consultant in International Affairs
Tel: +30210 7794214 or +30210 7707113
Email: info@karytinos.gr

102 A Vas. Sofias Avenue
115 27 Athens Greece

www.karytinos.gr


Studio Corno – Avvocati

Studio Corno is a team of professionals and consultants which have been operating for over 65 years. Since the ‘70s Studio Corno have been working in insolvency assisting debtors, creditors and insolvency office holders.

Since 1994, Studio Corno provides legal services to its clients (companies, individuals and professionals) at local, national and transnational levels, both in and out of court. The international and transnational assistance is provided via international networks of professionals.

Contact Details

Ruggero Castoldi
Tel: +39 039 2456792
Email: ruggero.castoldi@studiocorno.it

Studio Corno Avvocati – via Mameli, 11
20851 Lissone (MB) Italy

www.studiocorno.it


Bermúdez Wiencke & Bermúdez Abogados, S.C

BWB was founded in 1997 and has since become a well-established and progressive law firm located in the heart of the commercial district of Mexico City. Over the years, the firm has built a strong reputation for quality and timely services and a sensible cost-benefit ratio for its clients.

Contact Details

Victor L. Bermúdez
Managing Partner

Tel. +52 55 11661414
Direct: +52 55 11661410
Email : bermudez@bwb.mx

Paseo de las Palmas 525 Piso 7
Lomas de Chapultepec
CP 11000, Mexico City
Mexico

www.bwb.com.mx


Lexavier Partners

Lexavier Partners is a vibrant full-service law firm providing strategic advice to domestic and foreign entities across the full range of Nigeria”s commercial sectors and international relationship.

We provide practical insight into the structure and functioning of the Nigerian economy and guide foreign investors and advisers through due diligence to maximize opportunities and mitigate risk. We adopt a constructive, creative and commercial approach to the different problems of our clients, at the same time offering advice and facilitating the development of their businesses.

Contact Details

Francis Chuka Agbu SAN
Tel: +2341 2931095 99
Email: fcagbu@lexavierpartners.com

89B, Ojo Lane Dolphin Estate
Ikoyi Lagos Nigeria

www.lexavierpartners.com


NORDIA

NORDIA is a Nordic law firm with a simple business concept: to create value for clients. We are specialists in insurance and tort law have extensive experience and thorough skills in litigation and arbitration proceedings in the insurance and tort law fields.

We represent both international as well as domestic insurance companies in matters relating to insurance indemnification, liability, reinsurance and rights of recourse claims.

In addition, NORDIA regularly assists insurance companies, insurance brokers and insured parties in the interpretation, negotiation and drafting of insurance agreements and insurance terms conditions.

Contact Details

Øyvind C. Svendsen, Partner
oyvind.svendsen@nordialaw.com
Mob: +47 45250374

Espen Egseth, Partner
Email:espen.egseth@nordialaw.com
Mob: +47 92881550

Roald Amundsens gate 6, 3.etg
NO-0160 Oslo Norway

www.nordialaw.com


Kancelaria Prawnicza Waliszewski Jeliński sp j

Kancelaria Prawnicza Waliszewski Jeliński sp has broad experience in representing clients in the proceedings before both common courts of law and courts of arbitration.

We are specialists in civil and commercial litigation, including recognition of enforceability of foreign courts’ decisions in Poland. In addition, we prepare opinions and legal analyses on those issues, including tax advice.

We are also involved in cases involving administrative procedures as well as arbitration, register and enforcement proceedings.

Contact Details

Jaroslaw Waliszewski
Tel.:+ 48 61 851 53 30 or +48 61 866 62 54
Email: j.waliszewski@waliszewski-jelinski.pl

Tomasz Jelinski
Tel.:+ 48 61 851 53 30 or +48 61 866 62 54
Email: jelinski@waliszewski-jelinski.pl

ul. Grunwaldzka 43/5 60-784
Poznań Poland

www.waliszewski-jelinski.pl/en


Yeo-Leong & Peh LLC

As one of the larger law corporations in Singapore, Yeo-Leong & Peh has developed an international perspective and an ability to meet client needs not only in Singapore but also around the region, particularly in South East Asia and China.

Our Insurance Department has many years of experience advising major local and international corporations in a wide range of insurance matters, often working closely with our litigation and dispute resolution team.

We believe in working closely with our clients to consistently deliver high quality legal services in a reliable, integrated and efficient manner.

Contact Details

Adrian Peh, Managing Director
Tel: +65 6828 2888
Email: adrianpeh@ylp.com.sg

Kenny Chooi, Senior Director
Tel: +65 6828 2868
Email: kennychooi@ylp.com.sg

10 Shenton Way 9th Floor MAS Building
Singapore 079117

www.ylp.com.sg


Frese Moll and Partners

 

Contact Details

Corrie Moll, Founding Partner
Tel: +27 11 888 2300
Email 1: corrie@fresemoll.co.za
Email 2: info@fresemoll.co.za

No. 129 Beyers Naude Drive, corner of Mendelssohn Road
Roosevelt Park Johannesburg South Africa

www.fresemoll.co.za


NORDIA

NORDIA is a Nordic law firm with a simple business concept: to create value for clients.

We are specialists in insurance and tort law have extensive experience and thorough skills in litigation and arbitration proceedings in the insurance and tort law fields. We represent both international as well as domestic insurance companies in matters relating to insurance indemnification, liability, reinsurance and rights of recourse claims.

In addition, NORDIA regularly assists insurance companies, insurance brokers and insured parties in the interpretation, negotiation and drafting of insurance agreements and insurance terms conditions.

Contact Details

Johan Strömberg, Partner
Tel: + 46 8 563 08 125
Email: johan.stromberg@nordialaw.com

Adrian Helly-Hansen
Tel: +46 8 563 08 100
Email: adrian.helly-hansen@nordialaw.com

World Trade Center, Kungsbron 1
Box 70389, 107 24 Stockholm Sweden

www.nordialaw.com


BADER ▪ GNEHM & PARTNER

BADER GNEHM & PARTNER is a leading, nationally and internationally oriented Swiss law firm specialising in business law. Our firm has offices in Berne, Murten and Zurich. We are active in an advisory and a litigation capacity in particular in the following areas: civil and contract law; construction and real estate law; company law and M&A; bank and financial and trade credit insurance and surety law. Our firm is locally, nationally and internationally networked and a ‘One-Stop Shop’ for your legal services. We provide our services competently, in the most efficient and flexible way, independently and discreet.

Contact Details

Oliver Gnehm, Partner
Tel:  +41 0 44 312 20 20
Email: gnehm@bgpartner.ch

BADER ▪ GNEHM & PARTNER Feldeggstrasse 19
CH – 8034 Zurich, Switzerland

Olivier Bula, Associate
Tel:  +41 (0)31 329 55 66
Email: bula@bgpartner.ch

Kramgasse 25
CH-3000 Bern 8, Switzerland

www.bgpartner.ch


Afridi & Angell

Afridi & Angell is a leading full service law firm with an unrivalled reputation in the MENA region. Our longstanding experience in the region combined with internationally trained lawyers enables us to provide legal advice at the highest international standards.

We advise on regulatory issues facing insurance companies, brokers and agents and regularly advise on insurance claims. We appear directly in arbitration and in the DIFC courts and instruct UAE counsel for matters in the UAE courts. Our close working relationships with UAE advocates aids the essential roles of instructing and supervising UAE counsel in litigation matters.

Contact Details

Bashir Ahmed, Managing Partner
Tel: +971 4 330 3900
Email: bahmed@afridi-angell.com

Amjad A. Khan, Senior Consultant
Tel: +971 4 330 3900
Email: akhan@afridi-angell.com

Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Office Tower, Level 35
Sheikh Zayed Road P.O. Box 9371
Dubai United Arab Emirates

www.afridi-angell.com


Simons Muirhead & Burton

Simons Muirhead & Burton is a multidisciplinary law firm, working with growing businesses and large organisations.

We support our clients, from those who need an adviser to protect their rights and interests to international businesses who need sophisticated advice as they face new challenges. Clients range from governments, major international/national companies to individuals in cases which often have an insurance/insolvency aspect.

We are well known for the number of cases we conduct in the Supreme Court on domestic appeals and in appeals from other jurisdictions where England’s highest court is still recognised as the final appeal court.

Contact Details

Razi Mireskandari, Managing Partner
Tel: +44 2 032062712
Email: razi@smab.co.uk

Stephen Shotnes, Partner
Tel: +44 2 032062706
Email: Stephen.Shotnes@smab.co.uk

8-9 Frith Street, Soho
London W1D 3JB United Kingdom

www.smab.co.uk


Nexsen Pruet

Nexsen has over 190 lawyers committed to serving clients throughout Southeastern United States.

Our specialist insurance lawyers act for clients in many insurance-related matters and are involved in direct representation of insurance companies in litigation.

We rank among the National Law Journal’s 250 largest US firms and are ranked among the largest law firms in the nation with our lawyers are often selected among the elite in their fields.

Contact Details

Peter A. Santos, Member
Tel: +1 704 338 5336
Email: psantos@nexsenpruet.com

227 West Trade Street, Suite 1550
Charlotte, NC 28202 USA

www.nexsenpruet.com


Riney Packard LLC

Riney Packard is a specialist litigation firm advising businesses during every phase of litigation and arbitration – from filing and discovery through trial and appeal in both state and federal courts, as well as domestic and international arbitration.

In cases arising from unique situations, we use combined decades of litigation experience to customise a strategy that is designed to maximise results while minimising costs. We are experienced in insurance coverage and claims as well as insolvency work.

Our litigation dashboard keeps you apprised of progress and your budget to help you administer and report to management along the way.

Contact Details

Theodore J. Riney, Partner
Tel: +1 214 461 1201
Email: triney@rineypackard.com

Bruce K. Packard, Partner
Tel: +1 214 461 1203
Email: bpackard@rineypackard.com

5420 LBJ Freeway STE 220
Dallas TX 75240 USA

www.rineypackard.com


Hill Farrer & Burrill – Los Angeles

Hill Farrer & Burrill has served the expanding transaction and litigation needs of America’s corporate giants, privately held businesses and entrepreneurs for 90 years.

Our clients value us for our integrity, experience and commitment to results. We have substantial experience in complex and difficult business disputes and litigation. With a 90 plus year track record, we remain a one-office, California firm. The lawyers you start with stay with you throughout the process — continuity that translates into greater efficiency, deeper understanding of the issues and success after success for our clients.

Contact Details

William White, Partner
Tel: +1 213 621 0816
Email: wwhite@hillfarrer.com

One California Plaza 37th Floor
300 South Grand Ave
Los Angeles CA 90071-3147 USA

www.hillfarrer.com


OLSHAN FROME WOLOSKY LLP

Leading New York law firm Olshan Frome Wolosky represents clients ranging from public companies, hedge, venture capital, private equity and other investment funds to entrepreneurs and private companies.

We have been consistently recognised for our expertise in corporate and securities law, insolvency and litigation, and also have a significant practice dealing with insurance.

Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers and Legal 500 US have recognised us as experts in our field. The National Law Journal designated Olshan as one of the top 20 midsize law firms in the US on its 2012 and 2016 “Midsize Hot List”.

Contact Details

Adam Friedman, Partner
Tel: +1 212 451 2216
Email: Afriedman@olshanlaw.com

Andy Lustigman, Partner
Tel: +1 212 451 2216
Email: ALustigman@olshanlaw.com

1325 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019 USA

www.olshanlaw.com


Betts, Patterson & Mines, P.S.

Betts, Patterson, & Mines offers a comprehensive slate of legal services informed by broad experience, deep expertise and skillful problem solving.

Commercial litigation, from routine to the most complex, is a cornerstone of our practice. With a specialist Defense Litigation Practice Group and Insurance Coverage Practice Group, we are trusted by some of the leading insurers in the country to represent their interests in challenging cases from inception through appeal. We work to achieve client objectives promptly and effectively, reporting progress in a timely manner.

Contact Details

Shaina Johnson, Attorney
Tel: +1 206 268 8623
Email: sjohnson@bpmlaw.com

James Nelson, Chair, Commercial Litigation Practice Group
Tel: +1 206 268 8622
Email: jnelson@bpmlaw.com

One Convention Place, 701 Pike Street
Ste 1400, Seattle WA 98101 USA

www.bpmlaw.com


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