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UK 2023
UK-wide Insurance: Non-contentious
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Band 3

2 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates

Skadden represents insurance and reinsurance companies and their financial advisors and underwriters in a wide variety of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private financings, restructurings and reorganisations.

Our team also provides a broad range of regulatory advice to insurance and reinsurance companies, routinely advising on insurance law issues, including authorisations, regulatory capital issues, securities issuances, investments, solvency, permissible activities and insurance products. We also have assisted insurance sector clients in undertaking all types of corporate reorganisations and restructurings.

Chambers Review

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Insurance: Non-contentious - UK-wide
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Band 3
What the team is known for

Skadden is a respected non-contentious practice highlighted for its expertise in high-profile and high-value M&A deals. The firm represents a diverse range of parties from insurance companies and underwriters to sellers, target companies and investment banking firms. The team also handles a range of regulatory work, as well as advising on financing and securities arrangements with the insurance market. Its lawyers handle transactional matters for both domestic and international insurer clients.

Work Highlights

Provided by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
  • Skadden represented Willis Towers Watson in its USD4 billion sale of Willis Re to Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Notable Practitioners

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Robert Chaplin
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Robert Chaplin
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Band 4

Robert Chaplin advises on a diverse range of non-contentious insurance matters, encompassing business transfer schemes, pension de-risking matters and M&A.

"Robert has an excellent grasp of the subject matter and is cost-conscious."

Robert Stirling
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Robert Stirling
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Band 1

Robert Stirling is a renowned insurance practitioner who regularly assists major clients in the sector with substantial cross-border mergers and other corporate transactions.

"He is a great lawyer to have on your side during an M&A deal."

"Robert Stirling is an exceptionally strong M&A partner for large, complex work."

Ranked Lawyers at
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates

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Insurance: Non-contentious

Robert Stirling
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Robert Stirling
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Band 1
Robert Chaplin
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Robert Chaplin
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Band 4

Members

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