After being voted amongst Iberian Lawyer 40 under forty winners in 2009 and being once again been included in the 2014 LatAm Insurance Review Power 50 list, Alex Guillamont, Kennedys´ Latin America & Caribbean director has been awarded as Insurance & Reinsurance Attorney of the Year in Latin America 2014 by Global Law Experts.
Alex is involved in complex losses on major environmental and natural disasters, contractors all risk, political and trade risk, financial institutions and D&O claims, energy losses, regulatory compliance and third party administration schemes and political risk in the entire region—most recently in Argentina, Bolivia, Bahamas, Brazil, Chile, Central America, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Haiti, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Venezuela.
He and his team advise carriers on regulatory issues and strategic deployment of offices, wordings and claims handling procedures, audits of ceding companies and underwriting agents. Key to Kennedys’ success is the tremendous contribution at associate level.
Kennedys Latin America & Caribbean team includes lawyers from Argentina, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Chile, Peru, Spain, England & Wales, etc.
Over recent months Global Law Experts (GLE) www.globallawexperts.com conducted its extensive nomination and research process for the 2014 Global Law Experts, Practice Area Awards. The shortlisted firms were judged on client testimonials, key cases from the past 12 months, legal rankings, overall reputation, publication contributions, speaking engagements and the performance and standing of the team’s individual lawyers.
During the recommendations stage Global Law Experts received over 50,000 responses from business directors, in-house legal counsel, independent law firms, high net-worth individuals, bar associations, visitors to the GLE website and LinkedIn users. These recommendations were combined with GLE’s own independent research in order to create a shortlist of firms for each award.
GLE is the world’s leading online resource for locating specialist legal advisers for the services required by businesses, investors and individuals, the website has shown double digit user growth month on month since inception with currently over 100,000 registered users utilising the service.
In addition, under Alex’s direction, after being recognized as the market’s choice in 2013, Kennedys Latin America & Caribbean has once again been voted by industry leaders as Best Latin America (re) insurance law firm for 2014 by Reactions Magazine.
We at Kennedys Latin America & Caribbean thank each one of you in the Latin America insurance and reinsurance industry for your ongoing support. We will continue to strive to exceed your expectations in the coming years.