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DLA Piper has one of the world’s pre-eminent multidisciplinary insurance teams, representing major insurance, reinsurance and financial services companies on transactional, regulatory and contentious issues. 

Serving insurers across Africa and globally, our insurance practice represents a diverse range of clients, from multinational life and non-life insurers and reinsurers to Lloyd’s entities, intermediaries, banks, capital providers such as hedge funds, private equity funds and venture capital funds, and regulators. 

Our full business legal services cover the entire spectrum of contentious, transactional and regulatory issues, including complex claims, cross-border M&A, commercial contracts and outsourcing, employment and pensions, tax, asset management, restructuring, data privacy, venture capital and digital advice. 

Local insight, global reach: with teams in 20 African countries, we are well placed to support the diverse needs of clients in the region. Our people understand the local political, legal, cultural and regulatory issues. 

To complement this knowledge, they work closely with our global insurance practice of more than 400 lawyers based in the global insurance hubs of New York, London, Germany, Italy, France, the Nordics, Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand and throughout Latin America. 

This close collaboration means we combine local, global and sector-specific experience, helping our clients on any stage of their journey in Africa. Clients tell us they value this deep sector knowledge, pragmatic advice and one-team approach. 

Many of our lawyers are former business executives, in-house counsel, regulators, bankers and management consultants within the insurance industry. They understand the industry and the issues insurance players and in-house teams are faced with, and offer clients far more than simply one-off transactional support: we offer valued strategic advice and pragmatic solutions. 

Please contact us to discuss how we can help you to achieve your objectives.