Ricardo Rozas

Ricardo Rozas
Office:
Av Isidora Goyenechea 3250, 4th floor
Las Condes
7550083
City:
Santiago
Country:
Chile
Tel:
+56 2 2580 9300
Fax:
+56 2 2580 9311
Email:

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Who's Who Legal Insurance & Reinsurance: Lawyers

Ricardo Rozas is founder partner in the firm and chair of its insurance, reinsurance and transport practice group. He specialises in marine and non-marine insurance and reinsurance topics, including assisting the global reinsurance market on a regular basis and in some of the biggest cases of Chile's insurance history. He advises in all related areas, including, but not limited to, policy coverage advice; liability defence and assessment; wordings/policy structures; and advice relating to the Chilean compulsory adjustment procedure and the Chilean regulator. He also focuses on the industrial sector in respect of property/business interruption and liability covers, and has broad experience in a variety of complex disputes and litigation with both local and international dimensions. In addition, he is well experienced in all aspect of transportation, including charterparties, bills of lading, cargo claims, admiralty law, pollution, personal injuries, ship finance, arrest of vessels, international trade and related conflict resolution. 

He is a past chair of the maritime and land transport committee of the International Bar Association (IBA) (2015–2016), and a member of the IBA insurance committee; the International Association of Insurance Law; and the Chilean Maritime Law and Bar Associations. Mr Rozas graduated from the Catholic University of Chile School of Law (LLB) and Southampton University (LLM). He authored the Chile chapters of Getting the Deal Through – Insurance & Reinsurance Litigation, The Insurance and Reinsurance Law and The International Comparative Legal Guide to Insurance & Reinsurance (2012), and the insurance section of Doing Business in Chile (first edition) published by the Chilean-British Chamber (2007). 

WWL says: Ricardo Rozas is a "confident, energetic and quick lawyer who understands the issues", say sources, who also remark that he offers "detailed analysis as well as a big-picture perspective".

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Partner Ricardo Rozas is a founding partner of the firm and chairman of its insurance, reinsurance and transport practice group. Awarded with the ILO Client Choice Awards 2011 and listed regularly by the main legal directories, he specialises in all aspect of transportation, including charterparties, bills of lading, cargo claims, admiralty law, pollution, personal injuries, ship finance, arrest of vessels, international trade and related conflict resolution. In addition, he is highly experienced in marine and non-marine insurance and reinsurance topics, including assisting the global reinsurance market on a regular basis. Among others, he advises in all the related areas including but not limited to policy coverage advice, liability defence and assessment, wordings/policy structures, and matters relating to the Chilean compulsory adjustment procedure and the Chilean regulator. He is a past chair of the maritime and land transport committee of the International Bar Association (IBA). He is also a member of the IBA’s insurance committee; the International Association of Insurance Law (AIDA); and the Chilean Maritime Law and Bar Associations. Mr Rozas graduated from the Catholic University of Chile Law School (LLB) and holds a master’s degree in law (LLM) from Southampton University, UK. He is a regular speaker at different transport, shipping and insurance conferences around the world and author of several publications including the Chile chapters of Getting the Deal Through – Shipping, Getting the Deal Through – Insurance & Reinsurance Litigation, The Shipping Law Review and The Insurance and Reinsurance Law Review. He speaks Spanish and English.

WWL says: Ricardo Rozas impresses respondents with his top-tier handling of sophisticated insurance matters relating to the shipping sector.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Shipping which can be purchased from our Shop.

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