Dee Poonia is an associate in the insurance practice group and is based in the Dubai office. She has extensive experience advising insurers and reinsurers on first and third party insurance claims, coverage issues, policy liability and professional negligence matters.
Dee Chhokar is an Associate in the insurance practice group and is based in the Dubai office. She joined from Clyde & Co’s UK offices where she worked for 7 years advising insurers on medium- high value insurance related claims including subrogated recoveries, liability defence, and coverage cases. She worked on both non-litigated and litigated cases.
In addition to the above Dee worked on a number of professional negligence claims against experts.
Prior to joining Clyde & Co Dee worked at a specialist insurance law firm for 5 years, progressing from fee earner assistant in the Counter Fraud Services department to specialising in the Technical Excellence Division of the Casualty Department after having successfully completing her training contract.
During her time in the Casualty Department Dee managed a case load of multi defendant litigated files spanning across a range of areas including unlawful imprisonment, contract, employers liability, Defective Premises Act 1972, Consumer Protection Act 1987 and Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 as well as public liability.
Most recently Dee has also advised on misrepresentation and fraud issues arising out of business interruption claims following Covid 19.