From 1 March 2023 WKB Lawyers become the latest firm to join the Global Insurance Law Connect (GILC), a global alliance of insurance law firms. WKB will be the 14th European member, alongside firms from the UK, the Netherlands, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Turkey, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Germany and Spain.
Gillian Davidson, Chair of Global Insurance Law Connect and Partner at Sparke Helmore, commented: “WKB Lawyers has extensive expertise in the Polish insurance legal market and their GILC membership will be beneficial to our global network of firms and clients, as we strengthen our position in Central and Eastern Europe. I speak for all of GILC when I say we are very excited to welcome WKB Lawyers to the network.”
Jakub Pokrzywniak PhD, a partner at WKB Lawyers, said: “Joining Global Insurance Law Connect is a great opportunity for us to collaborate globally with partner firms as we continue developing the services we offer to our clients. It represents a new stage in our international journey and I am excited to see how the partnership will develop in the future.”
Our client’s business goals and the nature of their industry are always the starting point of the conversation. Our offers and legal advice are always tailored to the client’s needs. Therefore, we believe that joining GILC will allow our firm to maintain our entrepreneurial culture, while at the same time providing an international organisation of resources to meet the needs of our clients.
Global Insurance Law Connect is a diverse global network of renowned law firms with insurance expertise. Each member is embedded into its own insurance market and has deep, local knowledge which can help the clients to solve their complex cross-border legal challenges. Moreover, they all have a real passion for the industry, allowing them to deliver solutions for today’s fast-changing global marketplace.
Members are Advokatfirmaet Riisa & Co (Norway), ARK Law (Denmark), Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein (Germany), Beale & Co (UK), Blanco & Asociados (Spain), BTG Legal (Italy), Buren Legal (China), Byrd & Associates (France), Duncan Cotterill (New Zealand), Durukan (Turkey), Khaitan Legal Associates (India), gbf Attorneys-at-Law (Switzerland), Lee and Li (Taiwan), Lydian (Belgium), Molitor (Luxembourg), Ocampo 1890 (Mexico), Santos Bevilaqua Advogados (Brazil), Socrates (Finland), Sparke Helmore (Australia), and WIJ advocaten (Netherlands).
A cornerstone of the offering is 14 special legal and risk interest groups sharing expert knowledge with clients across classes of business such as construction, D&O, product liability, marine, energy and cyber.
More details: https://www.globalinsurancelaw.com/2023/03/01/global-insurance-law-connect-welcomes-polands-wkb-lawyers/