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SPECIAL RISK INSURANCE

Overview

Lavery has a distinguished reputation and long-standing tradition of excellence in insurance law, and our team of professionals in specialized insurance products is no exception to the rule. Our leading practitioners advise on the purchase of specialized insurance products, offer guidance on the range of options available, and deliver opinions on the scope of insurance coverage. They draft and review contracts on specialized insurance products. Lavery lawyers also routinely act before the courts in the defence of the interests of insurers and insureds in matters such as coverage and special risks liability, and provide representation in disciplinary and penal proceedings. As a leader in this field, Lavery believes in careful deliberation and decisive action.

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Services

  • Advice on the purchase of insurance and choice of suitable insurance products
  • Drafting and analysis of insurance contracts
  • Advice and legal opinions on the scope of coverage
  • Representation before the civil and criminal courts and administrative and regulatory tribunals
  • Alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation

Lavery offers services on the following specialized insurance products:

  • Directors’ and officers’ insurance
  • Fiduciary liability insurance
  • Employment practices liability insurance
  • Mergers and acquisitions insurance
  • Errors and omissions insurance for financial institutions
  • Errors and omissions insurance for the technology sector
  • Internet and communications liability insurance
  • E-commerce insurance
  • Theft, embezzlement and misappropriation insurance
  • Boiler and machinery insurance
  • Credit insurance
  • Mortgage insurance
  • Environmental liability insurance
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Professionals

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An independent law firm, offering the full range of legal services to business. More than 200 lawyers in Montreal, Quebec City, Sherbrooke, Trois-Rivières and Ottawa. Member of the World Services Group, an international network of service firms with offices in more than 115 countries.

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