Insurance Litigation

V.P. Nathan & Partners specialises its practice in the field of Insurance Litigation. We have developed expertise in all areas of insurance law litigation, acting for a number of major insurance companies since 1968 in both motor and non-motor cases.

We have the resources and capabilities to provide information/regular progress reports (either scheduled or on demand) throughout the entire process, courtesy of our management system. We are constantly in direct communication with our insurer clients' representative/s providing continuous updates, seeking instructions and obtaining mandates for settlement.

Current Insurance Litigation clients:

Bodily Injury Cases

For bodily injury cases, we offer a complete range of services, tailored to the particular need of the client from:

  • Advice on cost;
  • Advice on referral of claimants to respective specialists;
  • Advice on settlement;
  • Advice to appoint adjusters;
  • Advocacy;
  • Continuous revisions of opinions on fresh evidence available;
  • Filing all pleadings on behalf of the Defendant;
  • Full advice on liability and quantum;
  • Processing a claim from start to finish;
  • Recovery services; and
  • Updates on current developments in insurance law.

  • Work timeline

  • Acknowledgement of assignment within 24 hours.
  • Preliminary advice within two weeks from assignment.
  • Comprehensive opinion within four weeks from receipt of documents.
  • Revised opinion within two weeks from receipt of additional documents.
  • IAP within 48 hours from Mention/Case Management/Hearing date.
  • Non-Bodily Injury Cases

    For non-bodily injury cases, we offer the following range of services:

  • Burglary, all risk, fidelity guarantee;
  • Dispute with policy holders on claim issues i.e. repudiation;
  • Dispute with policy holders on insurance contracts;
  • Fire damage and consequential losses;
  • Fraudulent claims;
  • Interpretation of policy wordings;
  • Public liability;
  • Subrogation action against third parties; and
  • Third party bodily injury claim under the Public Liability Policy.
  • Conveyancing & Other Related Land Matters

    We offer a wide range of services on all conveyancing matters which includes:

  • Boundary disputes;
  • Breach of contracts;
  • Charge / Discharge;
  • Claim against the developer for defects’ liability;
  • Claim against the developer for late completion;
  • Compulsory land acquisitions;
  • Drafting / reviewing of tenancy agreements;
  • Fraudulent matters;
  • Sale and Purchase of properties;
  • Tenancy, Distress and Eviction matters; and
  • Transfer of ownership matters.
  • General Litigation

    We provide services on a wide spectrum of Civil and Commercial Litigation at both Trial and Appellate levels which includes:

  • Conducting interlocutory proceedings before full trials;
  • Defamation;
  • Execution and enforcement proceedings;
  • General debt recovery such as Garnishee proceedings, Bankruptcy / Winding up proceedings;
  • Obtaining interim reliefs such as Orders and Injunctions; and
  • Other Tortious and Contractual litigations.
  • Corporate Advisory

    We provide services in corporate advisories which includes:

  • Regulatory and Government policies in relation to foreign investors;
  • Structuring of deals;
  • Reviewing and drafting agreements for Companies;
  • Providing strategic advices to Companies;
  • Director’s duties / Shareholder rights;
  • Disputes within the Company;
  • Acquisition and mergers;
  • Corporate structuring and restructuring;
  • Capital protection; and
  • Drafting tenders.

  • Our clients have included national, multinational and regional companies involved in many different industries, including construction, financial services, insurance, medical, retail as well as transportation.


    In this area of practice, employers and employees in their respective capacities have called upon us to:

  • Advise on the employment aspect in corporate exercises and due diligence reviews;
  • Advise and draft collective agreements;
  • Advise and draft employee share options schemes;
  • Advice / Litigate in matters related to unfair/wrongful dismissals;
  • Advice / Litigate in matters related to retrenchment/redundancy; and
  • Advice / Litigate in matters related to disputes with trade unions.

  • Banking & Finance

    We provide services on a full range of legal services in the areas of Banking & Finance, and have considerable experience in the documentation and structuring of a variety of financing transactions.

    Our work in this area includes:

  • Bridging loans and other commercial related financing;
  • Housing loans;
  • Personal loans;
  • Leasing of assets; and
  • Guarantees and performance bonds.
  • Alternative Dispute Resolutions

    We provide services in the area of Alternative Dispute Resolutions. Our team of lawyers have advised, mediated and facilitated in alternate dispute resolutions on a variety of issues and provide the following services:

  • Conciliation;
  • Negotiation; and
  • Mediation.
  • Family Law Matters / Will, Probate & Administration

    We provide services on a wide range of family law cases which includes:

  • Administration of deceased’s estate;
  • Adoptions;
  • Custody and guardianship;
  • Division of matrimonial assets;
  • Divorce proceedings;
  • Drawing up of Trust Deeds and Deeds of Family arrangements;
  • Maintenance;
  • Originating Summons for Grant of Probate and Letters of Administration;
  • Other inheritance matters; and
  • Writing of Wills.