Insurance and Reinsurance

ORPA LEGAL provides litigation services and advice in all areas of insurance law.
The firm’s lawyers are well versed not only in insurance law but also in insurance industry customs and practices, and are frequently involved in major matters concerning the industry.

The firm is one of the very few French law firms with significant experience in reinsurance.


Relevant areas
  • Casualty
  • Product Liability
  • PI Claims   
  • Special risks & Industrial risks
  • Financial lines
  • Property
  • Construction - building defects and completion bond insurance
  • Material damage, consequential losses and bodily injuries
  • Policy wording - regulatory
  • Environmental impairment liability
  • Credit insurance and political risks
  • Life insurance


Insurance litigation

Our firm:

  • acts for leading players in the insurance and reinsurance markets in litigation and arbitration proceedings
  • has extensive experience in disputes relating to insurance coverage (application of coverage over time, exclusions, forfeiture, etc.)
  • regularly handles a very large number of subrogation actions
  • is also involved in many disputes specific to the insurance/reinsurance sector (disputes between insurers concerning cooperation agreements, disputes among insurers, brokers and management centres, etc.)






Insurance - regulatory

Our firm:

  • provides advice on insurance and reinsurance, including advice on insurance products and on policy wording (covering all types of risks)
  • advises on insurance issues raised by significant mergers and acquisitions in various industrial sectors
  • assists clients regarding the regulation of insurance products and the licensing requirements and conditions for engaging in activities associated with such products
  • assists in policy wording for EU/UK/US insurers marketing insurance products tailored to the French market


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