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									Latin America
                Kennedys Latin America LLC is based in
                Miami to help international insurers and
                reinsurers manage claims and non-contentious
                issues arising in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Welcome to Kennedys
Welcome to       “Counter-cyclical firm extraordinaire, Kennedys is now
                  the fastest-growing UK player in the market. In short,
                                                                                       Recent experience in Latin America includes:
                                                                                       •   Argentina: Advising on pesification related issues;
                                                                                           registration for non-domiciled reinsurers.
                                                                                                                                                        Our team
                                                                                                                                                        London Partner Alex Guillamont relocated permanently to
                  a firm at the peak of its powers and planting roots for                                                                               Miami from our Madrid office to be available to assist the
Kennedys Miami    further successes.”
                                                          Legal Business Awards 2010
                                                                                           Brazil: D&O foreign policy issues; CAR losses.
                                                                                           Caribbean: Property and energy losses, large Business
                                                                                                                                                        market locally. Alex is qualified in both Spanish and English
                                                                                                                                                        law and already has considerable experience in the Latin
                 Kennedys is a litigation and dispute resolution firm with over            Interruption (BI) claims.                                    American region. The Miami based team includes Paula
                 900 people worldwide. We are regarded as leaders in the               •   Chile: Earthquake related losses; mining and power plant     Jimenez, a Chilean and Florida qualified lawyer, and
                 insurance market as a result of our clear focus, the expertise            disputes; political risk policy response.                    Salvadoran Paralegal, Karla Salguero. All staff in Miami
                 of our partners and legal staff and because we know it’s              •   Colombia: Energy disputes.                                   are bilingual in English and Spanish.
                 important to be practical, commercial and approachable.
                                                                                       •   Ecuador: Oil related third party and environmental claims;   The office is supported by Kennedys’ international insurance
                 Our Miami office is based in the heart of the reinsurance                 power plant disputes.                                        division, headed by Nick Williams and Senior Partner Nick
                 district. The choice of location recognises the city’s pre-           •   Haiti: Earthquake related large property claims.             Thomas, who both have over 30 years experience leading
                 eminent status as the Latin and Caribbean underwriting                •   Mexico: Energy and property disputes; regulatory issues      the market on significant insurance and reinsurance matters
                 and claims hub for international insurers and reinsurers.                 in respect of non-domiciled reinsurers and coverholders.     worldwide. The division has grown to more than 450
                 While not advising on US law, our Miami office is well placed         •   Peru: Mining losses; professional indemnity and BBB          lawyers in Kennedys’ network of international offices.
                 to support clients from inside the region, drawing on the                 policy interpretation.
                 skills and experience available in Kennedys' London and               •   Venezuela: BBB; construction; energy and
                 other offices, in addition to the local, practical and procedural         shipping/international trade disputes.
                 knowledge of our network of Latin American and Caribbean              •   Regionally: Monitor claims under Third Party
                 correspondents.                                                           Administration (TPA)/binder arrangements, manage
                                                                                           regulatory compliance requirements for non-domiciled
                 Core practice areas                                                       reinsurers.                                                  Alex Guillamont                 Paula Jimenez
                                                                                                                                                        Partner                         Associate
                 We advise reinsurers and international insurers on a wide                                                                              +1 305 371 1111                 +1 305 371 1111
                                                                                       Kennedys ethos                                         
                 range of work and specialist sectors, including:
                                                                                       Kennedys’ approach is straightforward and informal.
                 •   Bankers Blanket Bond (BBB)                                        We provide our clients with direct, uncomplicated, clear
                 •   Contractors All Risk (CAR)/Erections All Risk (EAR),              advice and recommendations, delivered in plain English.
                     property and engineering                                          In short, we believe in finding the best and most cost
                 •   Directors and Officers (D&O)                                      effective solution for our clients and provide value by
                 •   Energy insurance, including renewables                            focusing on what is needed and delivering it in a friendly
                                                                                                                                                        Karla Salguero
                 •   Financial institutions                                            but businesslike manner. Kennedys is committed to                Business Manager/Paralegal
                                                                                                                                                        +1 305 371 1111
                 •   Major environmental and natural disasters                         providing legal advice in black and white.             

                 •   Marine, aviation and transport                                    Winner of the 'Law Firm of the Year' and 'Insurance
                 •   Product and professional liability                                Team of the Year' Legal Business Awards 2010.

                 •   Regulatory compliance and Third Party
                     Administration schemes
                 •   War, political risks and terrorism
                                       Alex Guillamont                                                                                                                     Paula Jimenez
                                       Partner                                                                                                                             Partner
                                       Tel:    +1 305 371 1111 Mob: +1 305 608 2456                                                                                        Tel:    +1 305 371 1111
                                       Email:                                                                                                Email:
                                       Office: Kennedys Latin America LLC, Espirito Santo Plaza, 1395 Brickell Avenue,                                                     Office: Kennedys Latin America LLC, Espirito Santo Plaza, 1395 Brickell Avenue,
                                               Suite 610, Miami, FL 33131. USA                                                                                                     Suite 610, Miami, FL 33131. USA

Practice areas                                                     Clients types                                                      Practice areas                                                       •   Represents financial and insurance companies in legislative
•   Insurance/reinsurance                                          •   Insurers and reinsurers                                        •   Insurance/reinsurance                                                and lobbying matters and before regulatory agencies.
•   Shipping and international trade                               •   Steel and energy companies                                     •   Arbitrations                                                     •   Handles real estate, asset backed financing and
•   Healthcare                                                     Professional                                                       •   Real estate                                                          syndicate loans.

•   Construction and engineering                                   2000 Qualified in Spain
•   Liability                                                                                                                                                                                              Clients types
                                                                   2003 Qualified in England and Wales                                •   Handles insurance and reinsurance litigation                     •   Insurers and reinsurers
•   Professional indemnity                                         2005 LLM Insurance and international Trade (UCL)                       and arbitrations throughout Latin America.                       •   Banks
Experience                                                         Publications
                                                                                                                                      •   Represents insurers in pre-trial and trial coverage litigation
                                                                                                                                          in relation to professional liability, ERISA, D&O coverage,
•   Resolving Spanish/Latin American law intricacies for           •   Promoter and co-editor of Guide to Insurance                       marine insurance, products liability and title insurance.
    London clients and making English law and procedure                                                                                                                                                    2009 Juris Doctor (Florida International University)
                                                                       and Reinsurance Law in Iberia and Latin America,
    understandable to Spanish/Latin American clients.                  Kennedys (1st Ed. 2005 and 2nd Ed. 2007)
                                                                                                                                      •   Handles civil liability, property, medical malpractice, ERISA,   2002 LLM Corporate and Business Law (Puerto Rico)
                                                                                                                                          and D&O claims.
•   Languages – English, Spanish and French.                           Drafted Spanish and English law contributions.                                                                                      1996 Qualified in Chile
•   Policy drafting and coverage advice.                           •   Promoter and editor of Kennedys e-newsletter
                                                                                                                                      •   Experienced in policy drafting and coverage advice.

•   Dispute resolution and subrogated recovery.                        on Iberia and Latin America.                                   •   Provides regulatory advice on insurance and banking
                                                                                                                                          regulation, corporate law and e-commerce.
•   Regulatory advice particularly in respect of non-domiciled     •   Regular contributor to online insurance and reinsurance                                                                             •   American Bar Association
    carriers and underwriting agencies in Spain and                    newsletter El Dial, The Lawyer, Post Insurance Magazine,       •   Has prepared appellate briefs, reply briefs, petitions of
                                                                                                                                                                                                           •   Federal Bar Association
                                                                                                                                          certiorari, interlocutory appeals and extraordinary writs on
    Latin America. Setting up and running Third Party                  and other industry journals.
                                                                                                                                          matters of insurance defence before the Supreme Court of
                                                                                                                                                                                                           •   Florida Bar Association
    Administration (TPA) schemes and handling claims
    under them.
                                                                   Memberships                                                            Puerto Rico, intermediate appellate courts and the United        •   Cuban American Bar Association
                                                                   •   President of the Association of Young Professionals in Spain       States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.                   •   Chilean Bar Association
•   Energy, pollution and power generation claims.
•   CAR, DSU, and ALOPs disputes.
•   Professional indemnity for construction and energy
    professionals’ insurers.
•   Medical malpractice and catastrophic personal injury,
                                                                                                                                                                           Karla Salguero
    employers’ liability and public liability claims and related
                                                                                                                                                                           Business Manager/Paralegal
    criminal prosecutions.
                                                                                                                                                                           Tel:    +1 305 371 1111
•   D&O, BBB and Jewellers’ Block disputes.
•   Political risk and riots.
                                                                                                                                                                           Office: Kennedys Latin America LLC, Espirito Santo Plaza, 1395 Brickell Avenue,
•   Keyman insurance, cross options and sales                                                                                                                                      Suite 610, Miami, FL 33131. USA
    buy out agreements.
•   Defending and prosecuting aircraft carriers
    in Latin America and debt recovery.
•   Contractual claims involving B/ls, C/ps, COAs, MOAs,                                                                              Experience
    sale of goods and their associated insurances.                                                                                    •   11 years experience in the Miami corporate sector.

•   Awarded the Iberian Lawyer 40 under 40 award 2009.                                                                                •   Expertise in accounts and billing systems.
                                                                                                                                      •   Fluent in English and Spanish and has translation
Office details
UK offices                 International offices

London                     Auckland
25 Fenchurch Avenue        Level 6
London                     70 Shortland Street
EC3M 5AD                   PO Box 3158
Belfast                    New Zealand
Lesley Buildings
61-65 Fountain Street      Dubai
Belfast                    902B Al Attar Business Tower
BT1 5EX                    Sheikh Zayed Road
Birmingham                 United Arab Emirates
35 Newhall Street
Birmingham                 Hong Kong
B3 3PU                     11th Floor
                           The Hong Kong Club Building
Cambridge                  3A Chater Road
Terrington House           Central
13-15 Hills Road           Hong Kong
CB2 1NL                    Madrid
                           Paseo de Recoletos 27
Chelmsford                 Planta 7
Greenwood House            28004 Madrid
91/99 New London Road      Spain
Essex                      Miami
CM2 0PP                    Espirito Santo Plaza
                           1395 Brickell Avenue
Maidstone                  Suite 610
Victoria Court             Miami, FL 33131
17-21 Ashford Road         USA
Kent                       Singapore
ME14 5FA                   One Phillip Street
Manchester                 Singapore 048692
44 Peter Street
Manchester                 Sydney
M2 5GP                     Level 31
                           Citigroup Centre
Sheffield                  2 Park Street
Ventana House              Sydney NSW 2000
2 Concourse Way            Australia
Sheaf Street
S1 2BJ

                                                                    Kennedys is a trading name of Kennedys Law LLP.
Taunton                                                   Kennedys Law LLP is a limited liability partnership registered
Monmouth House                                            in England and Wales (with registered number OC353214)
Blackbrook Business Park
Somerset                                                    For further details and for full team profiles
                                                                                 please see our website

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