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Wayne Jones

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Wayne Jones

Wayne Jones

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Wayne Jones is a partner based in Clyde & Co’s Dubai office, from where he heads up Clyde & Co’s re/insurance team in the region.

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Wayne Jones is a partner based in Clyde & Co’s Dubai office, from where he heads up Clyde & Co’s re/insurance team in the region.

Offices & Regions covered
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Wayne has been in the UAE since 2001. During this time he spent five years in Abu Dhabi assisting with the set-up of Clyde & Co's Abu Dhabi office. Wayne is a recognised specialist in the GCC region for insurance and reinsurance work, and has a broad regional practice advising local and foreign insurance interests on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters, across the GCC and wider Middle East region.

In addition to claims, coverage and subrogated recovery work, in recent years Wayne has been increasingly involved in a wide range of regulatory work across the GCC, including in the specialist financial centres (DIFC and QFC), dealing with local regulators and government bodies. He has also led the legal teams in advising several GCC governments on the planning and implementation of healthcare financing arrangements.

Wayne continues to advise on a broad range of commercial disputes in the Middle East, acting in multi-jurisdictional court disputes and local and international arbitration proceedings. Wayne is a frequent speaker at regional insurance market events and a regular contributor to industry publications. He continues to be named as one of MENA Insurance Review's "Power 50" individuals in the region.

Expérience
  • Acting for international insurers in the establishment of several regional health insurance schemes across the GCC
  • Advising on coverage issues arising from ‘Arab Spring’ losses
  • Successful mediation of complex reinsurance proceedings arising from freak hailstorm damage to several thousand new cars in Dubai
  • Leading the legal teams advising several GCC governments on the planning and implementation of healthcare financing reforms, including drafting the implementing regulations for the Abu Dhabi compulsory health insurance scheme
  • Assisting numerous insurance entities with their authorisation in the DIFC, QFC and Central Bank of Bahrain, including the first Lloyd’s Syndicate to be registered in the DIFC and the first insurance broker in the QFC
  • Acting in the successful defence of multiple medical negligence cases across Dubai and Abu Dhabi
  • Insurance and reinsurance policy drafting and review, and dealing with policy approvals of Arabic translations before regional regulators
  • Co-author of Double Insurance chapter in Insurance Disputes (LLP Publishing, 1999, 2003 and 2011)
Sectors

Sectors

  • Assurance et réassurance

  • Soins de santé

Services

Services

  • Droit des sociétés

  • Droit réglementaire et enquêtes

  • Litiges commerciaux

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