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Ashurst

Insurance: Non-contentious

1 ranked lawyersBand 4UK-wideUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Provides expert corporate transactional advice to a diverse range of clients, including general and life insurers, reinsurers and leading financial institutions. Key areas of expertise include M&A, insurance portfolio transfers and longevity risk transfers. Also adept at advising on regulatory issues. Well equipped to assist companies with complex cross-border matters.

Strengths

A source reports: "They have always performed fantastically in pursuit of client objectives."

Another says: "One of the team's strengths is the clarity of explanation it provides to lay people on difficult legal matters."

"The team has a strong grasp of the industry and ability to structure deals that work for both sides," one interviewee remarks.

Work highlights

Represented Barclays Bank in its £7.2 billion takeover of RSA Insurance Group.

Notable practitioners

Adam Levitt has notable expertise in non-contentious corporate insurance work, including portfolio transfers and M&A, as well as advising clients on related regulatory matters.
"Adam is an excellent lawyer and a formidable opponent in commercial negotiations, with a swift mind and a wealth of experience." "He is very experienced and has a solid track record of doing complex, strategic work."

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Insurance: Non-contentious


Adam Levitt
Band 3