New Partner at Keegan Alexander
22 Jan 2018
Well known insurance lawyer Crossley Gates has today joined law firm Keegan Alexander as an insurance partner. He joins six other partners in the multi-disciplinary firm. In a news release Keegan Alexander say
"Crossley brings more nearly 35 years of experience specialising in insurance law and insurance practice to Keegan Alexander.
Crossley is ranked in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 in Band 1 (highest) for New Zealand. Chambers noted he specialises in insurance policy drafting and coverage disputes across all insurance lines. One referee described his strength across the insurance space: "He has good engagement and is very committed to the industry. He also has a depth of knowledge across a broad base." He acted for a Lloyd's of London syndicates in relation to material damage claims for five commercial buildings insured under a single policy.
Crossley is also ranked as a Leading Individual for Insurance in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018. Legal 500 praised Crossley as a "standout practitioner" with "a wide breadth of insurance industry knowledge and a pragmatic approach".
A Senior Associate with the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance, Crossley is also a member of the New Zealand Insurance Law Association and he writes a regular column in the Insurance Brokers Association of New Zealand’s publication CoverNote. He is also on the Ask the Expert panel of www.inavigator.co.nz"