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Insurance, South Africa

When our insurance clients launch new initiatives, make acquisitions, or face market pressures, class action litigation or regulatory challenges, they turn to us as their trusted adviser. We are dedicated to helping our insurance clients thrive in an ever-changing regulatory and business environment.

Our insurance team are experienced in the field, bringing a track record of optimized outcomes for our insurance clients. Immersed in insurance and reinsurance, Eversheds Sutherland offers clients a collaborative and integrated approach to legal services. Whether pursuing new opportunities or managing crises, we work alongside our clients to find innovative, business-oriented solutions and deliver the highest-quality service.

Our work covers:

  • public and private M&A
  • portfolio transfers
  • public and private finance
  • restructurings
  • disputes
  • regulatory compliance and enforcement
  • new product development
  • tax
  • reinsurance and captive insurance matters,
This makes us a trusted adviser when insurers look to strategically transform their business and when dealing with essential operations and business as usual transactions.

Our regulatory lawyers help guide senior management and compliance officers through complex rules and difficult situations. Our litigators are well-versed in the language and economics of insurance and reinsurance and represent insurance clients in disputes in every context – mediation, arbitration, court and administrative proceedings.

We have experience in advising clients on multi-disciplinary global insurance issues, including the commercial aspects thereof as well as regulatory. We can assist you interact with the relevant regulators and structure local and offshore insurance companies, including protected cell companies.

If you would like any further information or need advice on insurance law, please contact our legal team.