Carlos Perez-Mesa, Jr.

Carlos Perez-Mesa is our exclusively recommended Insurance Law expert in Hawaii on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Carlos directly using the contact details listed above.

Carlos has been an active trial attorney in New Jersey and Hawaii since 1986. In Hawaii, he has tried over 20 jury and bench trials to verdict in state and federal court and participated in over 300 arbitrations and meditations. Carlos has wide ranging experience practicing in both federal and state court handling a broad range of litigation, including products liability, construction law, employment discrimination, personal injury, the Americans with Disabilities Act, environmental law, automobile and slip and fall accidents, Title VII civil rights law and workers compensation law. Carlos also handles private arbitrations and mediations involving all types of civil actions, including auto cases, sexual harassment, age discrimination, wrongful discharge, racial discrimination, UM and UIM auto cases and AOAO disputes.

Upon graduation of law school, Carlos served as a law clerk to Judge Nicholas in Mandak, Passaic County, New Jersey.

Prior to joining the firm, Carlos focused on litigation concerning personal injury, employment discrimination, products liability and condominium law. He defended AIG™ and Farmers™ Insurance insureds involved in automobile and slip and fall accidents. Carlos worked seven years as a trial attorney for AIG™’s Staff Counsel’s office in Honolulu. He also has three successful published Hawaii Supreme Court opinions.

Firm Overview:

Serving Hawaii Since 1977

Clay Chapman Iwamura Pulice & Nervell is a versatile full service law firm of highly qualified and dedicated attorneys representing a diverse international, national and local clientele in different industries, who turn to us for a wide range of legal services and resources. Our clients include major public corporations, privately held and family businesses, entrepreneurs, start-ups and emerging growth companies, investors, governments, public agencies and individuals.

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Joost Peeters

Joost Peeters is our exclusively recommended Insurance Law expert in Belgium on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Joost directly using the contact details listed above.

Joost, co-founder and partner of STUDIO | LEGALE started his Law Studies at the University of Antwerp (UA) and graduated via the Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven) from the University of Rome (LUISS Guido Carli, Italy) prior to being called to the Bar of Antwerp in 2001. He is specialised in Insurance Law, Company Law (legal assistance in various takeovers and share transfers), Business Law, (Commercial) Tenancy Law, Contract Law, and Traffic Law.

He is liquidator in bankruptcy proceedings and he assist companies that are in difficulties (mainly in cases governed by the Belgian Continuity of Enterprises Act). He was sworn in as Deputy Justice of the Peace in Antwerp and is also a Legal Assessor for the Belgian Architects’ Association and Administrator. Joost is holder of the Special Training Certificate for Belgian Criminal Cassation Proceedings. He recently obtained the DPO (Data Protection Officer) Degree concerning the new GDPR at the esteemed DPI (Data Protection Institute).

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Firm Overview:

STUDIO | LEGALE was founded in 2009 and is a young and dynamic law firm with a single objective: to assist you quickly and pragmatically in your legal affairs.

STUDIO | LEGALE asserts itself in being a LEGAL ONE STOP SHOP. As it is very rare that in one case only one legal domain is concerned, STUDIO | LEGALE has the broad spectrum of expertise to truly be a full service law firm. Through the membership of various international networks, this is even the case in cross-border matters. The service and assistance of STUDIO | LEGALE in the area of debt collection goes from the first demand for payment to the enforcement of positive judgments.

STUDIO | LEGALE represents very diverse clients: private individuals, SMEs, real estate giants and multinationals. Our office also assists governments, autonomous municipal enterprises, water companies and investment firms.

STUDIO | LEGALE has extensive expertise in many legal areas. Last year alone, STUDIO | LEGALE successfully assisted in numerous M&A deals. STUDIO | LEGALE furthermore is very experienced in insurance law. Not only is Joost Peeters the lawyer of various Belgian insurance companies, he also delivers advice and assists the insured in and out of court proceedings. Lastly, GDPR – an upcoming general concern in society – is a special area of expertise for STUDIO | LEGALE. Joost Peeters is holder of the Special Training Certificate for Belgian Criminal Cassation Proceedings. He recently obtained the DPO (Data Protection Officer) Degree concerning the new GDPR at the esteemed DPI (Data Protection Institute).

Paul Wordley

Paul Wordley is our exclusively recommended Insurance Law expert in England on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Paul directly using the contact details listed above.

Paul is one of the founding partners of Wordley Partnership, having been a partner in a major international law firm where he was a member of the Management and Strategy Boards respectively.

Paul’s expertise is geared towards advisory, complex claims, dispute resolution and coverage issues in the international insurance and reinsurance markets, acting for policyholders, insurers, brokers, intermediaries and reinsurers.

His particular areas of expertise are in the oil, gas, mining, marine, construction and TMT sectors.

Paul has been involved in a number of high-profile international insurance and reinsurance claims in recent years and has also advised on a number of recent major oil, gas and mining claims. He also has significant mediation experience having represented clients in several successful multi-million-dollar mediations. Paul has also conducted numerous arbitrations before LMAA, ICC, SCC and LCIA.

He is recommended by expert legal directories as ‘exceptional’ and has become a thought leader in the natural resources insurance world.

Firm Overview:

Launched in early 2019, Wordley Partnership is a commercial law firm with particular expertise in all aspects of dispute resolution, commercial problem solving and insurance / reinsurance / coverage.

The Partners have many years of experience working on some of the largest and most complex disputes across the globe whilst at an international firm based in the City of London. With proven track records they have consolidated that expertise into their own firm.

They are often instructed to advise boards and directors of companies on legal liability, asset recovery and preservation as well as advising on strategies to resolve disputes and limit liability, whether that be working in the background or openly in arbitrations and litigation. Their expertise extends to prosecuting claims where required and they have a strong track record of success.

In addition to disputes, the firm has a significant non contentious capability.

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Jesper Hjetting

Jesper Hjetting is our exclusively recommended Insurance Law expert in Denmark on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Jesper directly using the contact details listed above.

Jesper has been appointed Insurance Lawyer of the Year in Denmark in 2019. Jesper heads Lundgrens’ Insurance and Torts Team. For more than 25 years, Jesper has specialised in insurance and torts law and advised on contractual and regulatory issues, insurance claims, reassurance, and compliance. He also has vast experience with the establishment of insurance companies and the drafting of insurance terms and conditions, articles of association, business procedures, etc.

Jesper’s knowledge of pension return taxation is extensive, and he also advises on general business law. He is entitled to appear before the Supreme Court and has conducted a large number of cases before the courts and arbitration tribunals. He is a certified arbitrator and has been appointed as arbitrator in cases before the Danish Institute of Arbitration and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) as well as ad hoc arbitration tribunals.

In 2019, Jesper Hjetting was named ‘Insurance Lawyer of the Year in Denmark’ by International Advisory Experts.

Firm Overview:

We take your business personally

The person with the most knowledge about you and your business is also the one best suited to ensure that you receive the best possible advice. Therefore, you will see the same advisor throughout your working relationship with Lundgrens.

Marco Morace

Marco Morace is our exclusively recommended Insurance Law expert in Italy on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Marco directly using the contact details listed above.

Marco graduated at the University of Naples “Federico II” (maxima).

Marco joined the Firm in 2003; before legal dept. Procter & Gamble (Rome), internship with leading London insurers, visiting lawyer with international law firms Holman Fenwick & Willan (London) and Hill Dickinson (London).

Marco is a member of the Italian Bar Association.

Marco was the Maritime Law chair of the University of Naples “Parthenope”.

Marco is a lecturer at the Master of International Management of I.P.E. in Naples.

Marco Morace is also Panellist of the Panel Debate in London “Driving best claims practices’’ of the “Italian TPA and Legal Counsel PROGRAMME 2016” organised by LLOYD’s.

Bryan McMahon

Bryan McMahon is our exclusively recommended Insurance Law expert in Australia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Bryan directly using the contact details listed above.

Bryan is the founder of the firm and is the Principal Lawyer in our Insurance department. Bryan has more than 35 years’ experience and holds a Master of Laws Degree from the University of Sydney.

During his career, Bryan has conducted litigation in almost every jurisdiction in the country as well as most forms of alternative dispute resolution including International Chamber of Commerce arbitration’s. He has been involved in numerous reported decisions in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia.

Bryan acts for both plaintiffs and defendants and is completely focused on realistically achieving the best possible result for his clients whether by way of informal dispute resolution or through litigation

He is a Law Society of New South Wales Accredited Specialist in commercial litigation, and he completed the insurance law strand of that speciality in 1998. He is one of only about 20 such recognised specialist lawyers in the Sydney and New South Wales area.