Insurance - DAC Beachcroft
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Insurance

With one of the largest teams of specialists, DAC Beachcroft has the strongest insurance practice in Spain and is the preferred litigation firm for complex disputes relating to liability, insurance and reinsurance.

Our lawyers have extensive experience in the management and defence of civil liability cases, as well as recovery actions for insurance companies. We aim to understand our client’s business to provide a more sound and efficient service.

We handle coverage disputes arising from both domestic and international risks, working closely with our offices in Latin America and Europe, and monitoring the work of our associated firms and our network of local specialist insurance lawyers.

Insurance litigation

We have an excellent track record in litigation and have been involved in the most significant insurance cases. We are expert negotiators and well versed in mediation and other ADR methods. Some of our lawyers have acted as arbitrators and mediators in both domestic and international disputes.

We advise clients on a full range of insurance issues including:

Construction, engineering and energy

  • Large claims against construction companies and engineering companies
  • Claims against power companies
  • Claims against oil, gas and cogeneration plants
  • Energy transport

Directors' and officers' liability/financial lines

  • Directors’ & officers' liability
  • BBB
  • IPOs
  • Fraud
  • Professional liability
  • Reinsurance

Personal injury

  • International claims
  • Medical malpractice
  • Serious accidents

Professional liability

  • Construction accidents & workers compensation
  • Legal and economic professionals
  • Cyber risks

Product safety, liability and recall

  • Environmental claims
  • Asbestos manufacturers and importers
  • Pharmaceutical and life science
  • Technology
  • Mass infections

Property loss

  • Arson and fraud
  • Fire insurance
  • Contingency

Reinsurance

Transport

What our clients say

"The team is tremendously practical and very competitive; it's hard to beat for insurance matters." Chambers and Partners Europe 2014 Edition, Insurance, Spain

"All the partners, including the most junior, provide an excellent service. They are all very good at what they do." Chambers and Partners Europe 2014 Edition, Insurance, Spain

"DAC Beachcroft LLP is ‘still number one in a number of areas’, including insurance, reinsurance and liability claims." Legal 500 EMEA 2014 Edition, Insurance, Spain

"DAC Beachcroft LLP is ‘very well known’ for insurance law." Legal 500 EMEA 2013 Edition, Insurance, Spain

"DAC Beachcroft LLP provides ‘outstanding technical analysis.'" Legal 500 EMEA 2012 Edition, Dispute Resolution, Spain

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Our Lawyers - José María Álvarez-Cienfuegos

José María Álvarez-Cienfuegos

Partner Madrid

Jose Maria holds wide experience assisting Spanish and international…

Our Lawyers - María Antúnez

María Antúnez

Lawyer Madrid

María joined DAC Beachcroft in 2018…

Our Lawyers - Ruth Bragado

Ruth Bragado

Lawyer Madrid

Ruth joined DAC Beachcroft in 2017…

Our Lawyers - Juan Calvente

Juan Calvente

Lawyer Madrid

Juan Calvente is a lawyer in DAC Beachcroft’s Madrid office…

Our Lawyers - Antonio Góngora

Antonio Góngora

Lawyer Madrid

Antonio advises and defends the interests of both national and…

Our Lawyers - Marisol Lana

Marisol Lana

Lawyer Madrid

Marisol joined DAC Beachcroft in 2015 to join the Industrial Risk practice…

Our Lawyers - Irene Moreno

Irene Moreno

Lawyer Madrid

Irene qualified as a lawyer and joined DAC Beachcroft in 2018…

Our Lawyers - José María Pimentel

José María Pimentel

Partner Madrid

José María specialises in defending personal injury and professional…

Our Lawyers - Ana Rivera

Ana Rivera

Legal Director Madrid

Ana joined DAC Beachcroft in 2011 and deals with a wide range of insurance…

Our Lawyers - Pilar Rodríguez

Pilar Rodríguez

Partner Madrid

Pilar specialises in litigation and holds a wide range experience…

Our Lawyers - Beatriz Rodríguez

Beatriz Rodríguez

Partner Madrid

Beatriz has dual expertise across both insurance and real estate, as well…

Our Lawyers - Sergio Segura

Sergio Segura

Lawyer Madrid

He specialises in assessing the liability of Directors and Officers and…

Our Lawyers - Diego Zapatero Méndez

Diego Zapatero Méndez

Lawyer Madrid

Diego Zapatero Mendez is a lawyer in our Madrid office.