Kennedys Latin America & Caribbean Miami office increases the number of Latin American (re) insurance lawyers and hires two new members, Juan Pablo Peralta from Chile and Jorge Mere from Peru.
Juan Pablo Peralta worked for Kennedys’ Madrid office since 2008 prior to joining the Miami office. He comes from a Chilean family of local insurance and reinsurance lawyers and adjusters. With experience in Chile, the UK and Spain, he is currently assisting with insurance coverage disputes respect of construction losses, political and economic risk, D&O and PI-BBB claims in the region, particularly Chile, Bolivia and Costa Rica.
Juan Pablo provides insight into areas that are key to understanding Latin American insurance markets, including South American policies, international markets and their associated risks. Juan Pablo is a Spanish native speaker and is fluent in English.
Jorge Mere is a Lawyer qualified in Peru with 8 years of experience in civil litigation and insurance law. He has successfully earned his masters degree in U.S. and Transnational law from the University of Miami and he has worked as a litigator for a top tier Peruvian law firm, as a member of their civil litigation team. While working as Peruvian counsel for different US law firms and as an adjuster for one of the largest insurance companies in the world, he has gained substantial experience in policy analysis, negotiations, dispute resolutions, and insurance law.
He is currently handling reinsurance disputes in respect of product liability, architect + engineers professional indemnity and property/mining disputes. Jorge is also working on qualifying as a US lawyer. Jorge is a native Spanish speaker and is fluent in English.
Kennedys’ Latin America and Caribbean office is based in Miami to help international insurers and reinsurers manage claims and non-contentious issues across the region. Our dedicated multilingual team is well placed to support our clients, and we also draw on the skills and experience of Kennedys globally.
The Miami team works with our network of Latin American and Caribbean law firms. Kennedys have associated offices in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Chile and Mexico and long-standing relationships with leading insurance and reinsurance law firms in the rest of the region.
Our lawyers in Miami are also supported by our international insurance team, including the London Market division and other offices around the world who handle some of the most significant insurance and reinsurance matters worldwide.
After being recognized as the market’s choice in 2013, Kennedys Latin America has once again been voted by industry leaders as Best Latin America (re) insurance law firm for 2014 by Reactions Magazine.