Claims management specialists Sander Versteege and Nicolas Leclercq are set to commence their own company, Versteege & Leclercq Claims Services (VLC) in Netherlands, effective 1 January 2011.

The new company will mainly focus on handling specialized claims relating to construction all risks, marine and liability, and loss recovery.

The services include assistance to insurers, brokers and other businesses in processing claim flows, streamlining of procedures, recovery, defense of claims, disputes regarding coverage, claims settlement and other specific claims management subjects.

Versteege and Leclercq have been colleagues for more than ten years, operating in the liability insurance market and other claims management companies.

VLC said that the new company is established in cooperation with international loss adjusters Vanderwal & Joosten.

Versteege Leclercq will be working individually, with its own management, however, owing to the relationship with Vanderwal & Joosten, independent loss adjusting investigations can be organized with short, direct lines of communication.