Ms Celia Jenkins handles the firm’s non-contentious practice, and specialises in product development, regulatory advisory and corporate and commercial work for insurers, reinsurers and insurance intermediaries, as well as general clients.
She has been involved in drafting, vetting and advising on insurance contract wording and ancillary documentation across a range of business and product lines, and has reviewed more than 1,750 policies, including ULIPs, term life, health-oriented (for stand-alone health insurers and life insurers), personal accident, pension and annuity, child plans and employee care, travel, home contents, D&O and EPLI, marine and aviation liability, professional indemnity, product liability, cyber insurance, warranty and contract liability, medical negligence, clinical trials, CGL and BIPD, public liability and trade credit.
Ms Jenkins also advises insurers, intermediaries and third-party service providers on wide range of regulatory issues, including entry options, marketing arrangements, overseas expansion, distribution options, compliance audits, regulatory audits, group insurance and structuring and drafting commercial arrangements.
She also assists insurers and insurance intermediaries in dealing with disciplinary actions by the insurance regulator. In addition, Ms Jenkins advises overseas insurers and reinsurers and Indian financial companies on a range of corporate issues in relation to investments in the insurance space, and also advises clients on restructuring options, foreign direct investment issues and joint ventures in the intermediary space.
Ms Jenkins has been regularly recognised as a leading lawyer by prominent legal directories in the insurance space. She has been recognised consistently as a notable insurance practitioner in India by Chambers Asia-Pacific and ranked as a Band 2 Lawyer. She has also been recognised and named a ‘leading individual’ for insurance practice by The Legal 500.