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About Us

Claims Information Specialists Limited was established Andrew Hooker, an insurance specialist lawyer with over 20 years experience as an insurance specialist.  Andrew has spent 20 years providing specialist insurance legal advice and this has included:

  • Partner in one of New Zealand’s leading insurance specialist law firms;
  • Chief legal counsel for one of New Zealand’s largest insurance companies;

Prior to working as a lawyer Andrew worked in claims and sales for a major New Zealand insurance company, and also set up and ran a nationwide specialist insurance investigation company.  Andrew brings to CIS an extensive and valuable background and understanding of the insurance industry and the complexities of insurance law and business.

UNDERSTANDING THE INNER WORKINGS OF THE INSURANCE COMPANIES IS A HUGE ADVANTAGE

We also have at our disposal a panel of experienced and knowledgeable industry experts and access to some of the most respected and experienced service providers from forensic experts to assessors, investigators and accountants, all of whom are able to assist as and when required.

IT’S NOT WHAT YOU KNOW BUT ALSO WHO YOU KNOW

There are many web sites in New Zealand and elsewhere in which information is provided about insurance.  Many of these sites are provided as part of an insurance sales offer or by industry or company funded organizations.  Our service is totally independent and aimed at insurance consumers.

Our aim is to provide a totally independent service to consumers and users of insurance in New Zealand.

Understanding insurance and being informed is the key to getting the most from your policy and avoiding unexpected problems.

What is insurance Insurable Interest Utmost Good Faith Duty of Disclosure Reasonable Care Regulation Insurance Claims Register Insurance and Savings Ombudsman Applying for Insurance Making a Claim Expiry & Renewal