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Geoffrey is a partner in HFW's Sao Paulo office. He acts mainly for international insurers, reinsurers and brokers based in London and overseas. He specialises in resolving complex, cross-border claims arising from energy (onshore and offshore), oil and gas, property, marine, powergen, casualty, liability and D&O risks. He has extensive experience in ports and terminals insurance and reinsurance and has handled the settlement of third-party claims, including moral damages, in various countries. Geoffrey has acted on cases in most jurisdictions in the Latin American region. He also has experience advising on policy wordings.
Geoffrey has a master's degree is Spanish and Portuguese. He is a member of the British Insurance Law Association and is recommended in the Chambers Latin America and Global 2014 and 2015 directories, with clients highlighting his "very direct knowledge and understanding of the local markets besides all the insurance coverage issues". According to sources, he is "excellent and a very strong lawyer", who add "we really value him". He is also recommend in Who's Who Legal: Brazil 2014 and 2015. Geoffrey is a regular contributor to market publications and has delivered presentations on insurance and reinsurance in Latin America and in the UK.