Established in 2015 by young and dynamic legal practitioners [Emeka, Tokunbo & Patrick] , Shurlaw Partners was formed to meet the yearning legal needs of the insurance industry in Nigeria and indeed the whole West Africa.
Our Insurance team acts for the Insurer and Insured in resolving claims and disputes, advising them on a wide range of insurance-related matters to ensure that most disputed matters are settled early and prior to hearing. At times, our clients wish to proceed to hearing where we firmly and fairly protect their interests. We also understand that our corporate clients operating in established or in emerging markets need legal advisers who truly understand the capital, operational and regulatory issues they face. We also act for Government Departments or Agencies, Supervisory Regulators, Brokers, Claims Handling Agencies, Intermediaries, Reinsurers, Cover Holders and Underwriting Agencies.
Our experience spans many insurance areas, including Public Liability, Employer Liability and Product liability claims. It also covers Professional Indemnity, Industrial All Risks, Property Damage, Business Interruption, Machinery Breakdown, Construction All Risks, Fidelity Guarantee, Home and Contents, Marine and Aviation insurance.
We have a reputation for having the expertise necessary to deal with complex matters including those with difficult legal and factual issues, catastrophic claims and sensitive matters. We also regularly advise on choice of law issues, recovery, indemnity, statutory interpretation and policy interpretation. We draft a broad range of policies for clients.
With multi-talented and experienced partners and a team of dedicated staff with matchless passion, Shurlaw Partners is the veritable place to get a tailor made, cost effective and time efficient legal service.
The dexterity and deftness of our practice as well as relevant and innovative business solutions we provide, is a key source of confidence for our client and it is our vision to be the preferred legal firm in any of our choice of demography.
To be a foremost world class Insurance Law firm guaranteeing effective, efficient and satisfying results to all Stakeholders in the Insurance Industry.
To provide expert legal counsel combined with an astute business and insurance background to deliver valuable legal services.
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