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International Insurance Lawyers

We have an experienced team of insurance sector lawyers across the world, who are consistently top ranked in the leading legal directories. Our CMS network offers clients exceptional depth and breadth of expertise via specialist insurance lawyers who understand the local legal and commercial markets. Our extensive international reach brings expertise in advising on complex, multi-jurisdictional matters.

Our experts cover:

Claims & Litigation

  • Aviation, Marine & Transportation
  • Construction
  • Specialty
  • Healthcare
  • Political Risks & Credit
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property & Casualty
  • Cyber


  • Contentious and Non-Contentious
  • De-Risking
  • Product Development
  • Part VIIs
  • Regulatory Outsourcing


  • M&A
  • Venturing/Partnerships
  • Portfolio Transfers
  • Fundraisings
  • Restructuring

Technology & digital

  • Commercial Contracts
  • InsurTech
  • IT Outsourcing
  • Procurement


  • Banking
  • Capital Markets
  • Structured Finance
  • Treasury
  • Tax
  • Investments
  • Funds and Asset Management
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Francisco Xavier de Almeida
Portugal, Lisbon
The main areas of practice include privatisations, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate finance (debt and equity), credit securitisation and structured products. He has considerable experience...
Carolina Arenas
Carolina Arenas
Colombia, Bogotá
Carolina is Partner and leads the practice of Commercial Law and co-leads the areas of Dispute Resolution and Insolvency, Restructuring & Liquidation. She is a lawyer from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana...
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Bas Baks
Netherlands, Utrecht
Bas Baks is a partner in our Insurance & Litigation Practice Group. He specialises in insurance and liability matters, with an emphasis on claims in relation to construction related matters and D&O. ​Bas...
Matthew Bennett
Matthew Bennett
United Kingdom, London
Matthew is a partner in the CMS Technology and Sourcing Team.He specialises in advising on outsourcing, offshoring and shared services (both BPO and ITO), procurement, logistics and other strategic...
Ashwini Bhandari
Ashwini Bhandari
Kenya, Nairobi
Ashwini is a Partner in the Corporate & Commercial Department. She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. She has over 30 years of experience...
Jaime Bofill
Spain, Madrid
Jaime Bofill heads the Insurance, Reinsurance & Innovation department at CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo. He specialises in insurance, reinsurance, financial institutions, retail banking, payment services...
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Thomas Böhm
Austria, Vienna
Thomas Böhm is an attorney-at-law for insurance law and a leading expert in dispute resolution. He is a partner at CMS and a member of the Insurance Law Team. He advises and represents leading national...
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Leonard Böhmer
Netherlands, Utrecht
Leonard Böhmer specialises in insurance law, transport law and risk management. In particular, he advises national and international companies in insurance and other industries on risk management issues.​Leonard...
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Paolo Bonolis
Italy, Rome
Paolo Bonolis has been the head of the Banking and Financial Law Department since 2005.His professional activities and experience includes advising some of the top Italian and foreign banks and financial...
Alexander Bossel
Dr. Alexander von Bossel, LL.M.
Germany, Cologne
Alexander von Bossel specialises in IP/IT litigation with a focus on representing international and German companies, many of whom DAX-listed, in unfair competition and trademark law cases. Another core...