Kennedys CIS Advocates provides insurance legal services in relation to international power and energy, construction, aerospace and other lines of insurance.
- 2015 year established
- 18 offices in Europe
Kennedys CIS Advocates provides insurance legal services in the international power and energy, construction, aerospace and other areas insurance market. We advise international insurers and reinsurers operating within the Russian Federation as well as major Russian insurers.
We have significant experience in resolving high value insurance and reinsurance disputes in Russian commercial courts and international commercial arbitrations seated in Russia including the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (the ICAC) in Moscow. Our professionals have extensive experience in resolving large disputes and act both as consultants and as court representatives. As part of our practice we represented a global insurer's Russian subsidiary at the ICAC in a dispute arising from a cargo insurance agreement.
Our lawyers have conducted numerous disputes under the rules of those arbitral institutions which are commonly used for cross-border disputes involving Russian, Europe and Central Asian parties. We have experience of representing London reinsurance market in a dispute with a Russian insurance company about paying the reinsurance indemnity under an aircraft owner’s reinsurance policy. We have represented an Indian road construction company in a dispute with their Russian counterparty arising from the supply agreements and represented Russian insurance companies in a dispute with an Austrian construction company arising from a construction and installation insurance agreement.
We collaborate closely within global Kennedys to provide full and comprehensive answers to clients’ requests when relationships between parties are governed by not only Russian laws and regulations but also by foreign law. Dispute situations can present a complicated mix of risks and opportunities; narrowing down the options and producing the best strategy for client are key objectives of our work.