Experienced across a broad range of non-contentious insurance mandates, including compliance and regulatory matters, as well as complex transactional work, outsourcing and business agreements. Strong capability in handling Part VII transfers, often in the context of substantial restructuring exercises. Also demonstrates considerable strength in insurance insolvency matters. Advises a broad client base, including insurers, reinsurers, brokers and Lloyd's syndicates. Notable expertise in matters involving both UK and US private equity funds.
"Lawyers at the firm have a lot of different kinds of expertise," says a source, adding: "We've been very impressed with the work they have done."
A source says the team is "commercial and has a sensible, can-do attitude."
"The lawyers are experts both in corporate matters and the insurance sector and its many peculiarities - their advice is therefore knowledgeable and at the same time balanced by broad experience," says a client.
Advised Mosaic Insurance Holdings on the establishment of a new underwriting business at Lloyd's of London.
William Hogarth provides advice to insurers and reinsurers in relation to a broad scope of corporate transactions. He demonstrates impressive expertise in M&A deals and business structuring.
James Mee is an experienced insurance practitioner who specialises in non-contentious mandates. He is recommended for his adept handling of a wide range of corporate transactions as well as advising on related regulatory issues.
"James goes out of his way to assist and he is well connected." "He is a great lawyer and just fantastic with clients."
Matthew Griffith heads the firm's corporate insurance team and also co-leads the financial institutions regulatory group. He has notable experience in insurance M&A transactions as well as providing clients with advice on business restructuring and Part VII transfers.
"Matthew is a highly effective and very good practitioner who can cover everything from M&A to regulatory insurance work." "He is knowledgeable and knows what he's talking about."