Duncan Strachan advises on litigation defence and coverage issues in the key jurisdictions, including Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Argentina and Venezuela. He is fluent in Spanish and also works in written Portuguese. Regularly dealing with large and complex cases across Latin America, the Caribbean and the United States, Mr Strachan manages exposures on behalf of the London and Miami reinsurance markets.
His Latin American expertise covers the energy industry, the utilities sector, financial services and aviation losses. Commentators mention that ‘The way he deconstructs an argument is very analytical’. They continue: ‘He is fully aware of commercial realities and is someone I would describe as a safe pair of hands.’
As well as his broad international experience, Mr Strachan advises clients on commercial disputes in the United Kingdom and Europe. He advises on general liability, construction disputes, product liability claims, and D&O and cyber wordings.