Diren Fernando

Diren specialises in Life Insurance (including Reinsurance of Life Business), and General Insurance (including Personal Injury and Professional Indemnity).

Diren primarily assists insurers and reinsurers in his practice areas.

Diren regularly presents to various industry groups within the Life Insurance Industry.


Diren’s experience includes advising:

  • Life insurers on conducting disputes and litigation arising from, claims across various product lines, including Total and Permanent Disablement, Death and Income Protection;
  • A life insurer on the interpretation of an ambiguous reinsurance treaty, and assisting with negotiations in a complex dispute over same;
  • Life insurers on the interpretation and drafting of policy and PDS wording;
  • A life insurer on the drafting of sales scripting, and advising on obligations in relation to same; and
  • Liability insurers on indemnity and other issues in relation to policies for Professional Liability cover, Management Liability cover and similar.

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