Ajita is an associate in the London office. She trained with the firm and qualified into the Insurance and Reinsurance department in September 2011. Ajita advises on a broad range of insurance and reinsurance disputes, highlights of which are outlined below. She has a particular interest in cyber liability insurance. She also assists insurers wishing to write business abroad, particularly in Latin America, with advice on the necessary approvals and authorisations required by local regulators.
•Represented an insurer in a Bermuda Form arbitration concerning coverage for catastrophic healthcare and product liability claims
•Acted for insurers and reinsurers in relation to asbestos liability reinsurance recoveries in England and the USA
•Advised a global manufacturer on its product liability coverage following multiple claims regarding 'defective' products
•Represented a Lloyd's syndicate in a complex stop loss reinsurance dispute
•Obtained evidence in London for insurance proceedings in Florida, using the Evidence (Proceedings in Other Jurisdictions) Act 1975
Before Edwards Wildman
Ajita studied History at Bristol University before completing the Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in London.
Besides Edwards Wildman
Ajita is a keen traveller and in recent years has spent time in India, Malawi, Mexico and Sri Lanka. Before starting her training contract, she travelled on the Trans-Siberian railway from Moscow to Beijing via Mongolia and recently spent two months in Argentina travelling and improving her Spanish.
Latin America Insurance Related Business Opportunities
We advise US, UK and European risk carriers on their applications for permission to carry on insurance and reinsurance business in Latin America on a fronting, cross-border services, branch or subsidiary basis. We also pro-actively manage licence renewals for our clients, where we can add value by using our language, project management, regulatory and other skills.
Our clients are currently operating in
The Dominican Republic;
The Continued Fight Against Impunity in Guatemala Anti-Corruption & Asset Recovery
March 27, 2014
UK: Financial Conduct Authority Finds Insurance 'Add-On' Market Is Not Competitive Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
March 20, 2014
UK: Financial Ombudsman Awards Are (Mostly) 'Final' Again Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
March 5, 2014
Argentina Changes Rules on the Registration of Entities with Head Offices in Black-Listed 'Tax Havens' Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
March 4, 2014
UK: Notification of 'Circumstances' Need Not Specify An Incident Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
December 19, 2013
UK: France and Spain Lose State Immunity in M/T “PRESTIGE” Case Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
November 26, 2013
UK: Supreme Court Rules on Non-European Anti-Suit Injunctions Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
June 27, 2013
Victory and a Warning Shot for Before-the-Event Insurers
Edwards Wildman Insurance and Reinsurance Review - April 2013
UK: FCA Outlines High-Level Approach to Consumer Credit Regulation Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
March 20, 2013