Cameron McKenna has formed an alliance with a Singapore insurance law specialist firm.
Camerons claims the exclusive relationship with Niru & Co is a major
strategic move towards building an international insurance practice.
But rival firms claim that the six-partner firm is not the leading
insurance player that Camerons claims.
Niru & Co was formed in 1978 and specialises in marine and non-marine
insurance, although lawyers in Singapore say it has yet to make much impact
in non-marine law. The firm also has a small office in Kuala Lumpur,
Under the terms of the alliance, Camerons insurance and reinsurance
partner Jonathan Wright will go to Singapore in August.
Head of Camerons' insurance and reinsurance group, Anthony Hobkinson,