Francisco Fernández Guerra Fletes is Partner in DAC Beachcroft's Mexico office. He is specialized in Insurance Liability. Has represented and acted on behalf of Insurance and Reinsurance Companies, mainly for retrocessionaries within an international and domestic context, as well as for many Lloyd’s Syndicates in Europe and United States of America.
He graduated from Universidad Anáhuac del Sur in Mexico City, and has a diplomat from MAPFRE Institute from Madrid, also from London School of Economic and Political Science in London, UK.
His practice areas are: civil liability, environmental, professional and construction, fraud and reinsurance arbitrations. He has also defended several individuals due to professional negligence on behalf of insurance and reinsurance companies.
Francisco has represented large insurance and reinsurance companies in Mexico in respect of coverage issues.
He has also participated with other DAC Beachcroft offices in Europe and Latin America in granting legal opinion related to insurance and reinsurance coverage, mainly in Mexican Law application in insurance and reinsurance contracts.
Francisco has also spent time for practice in other DAC Beachcroft offices in England and Spain, and has dictated various conferences in respect of the Mexican market, as well as D&O liability and in construction matters. Has published several articles in foreign publications related to claim made policies.
Currently, he is the President of AMEDESEF (Mexican Association of Insurance Law and Bonds/AIDA Mexican Chapter) and is also Reinsurance Coordinator of Mexican Reinsurance Association and member of Mexican Bar Association.
He has been mentioned in 500 Legal and in Chambers and Partners in 2014 and 2015.
"Sources comment enthusiastically that 'he is a top litigator, a top lawyer and an insurance specialist.' The thoroughness of his approach also attracts praise from commentators." Chambers and Partners UK 2014 Edition, Insurance, Latin America
"Insurance heavyweight Francisco Fernández Guerra-Fletes focuses his practice on contentious and non-contentious insurance liability. Sources comment enthusiastically that 'he is a top litigator, a top lawyer and an insurance specialist'." Chambers Latin America 2013 Edition, Mexico, Insurance
"Practice head Francisco Fernandez Fletes brings a wealth of expertise from his time spent working at the firm’s international offices." Chambers Latin America 2012 Edition, Insurance Mexico