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UK Guide 2023
UK-wide Insurance: Non-contentious
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Band 1

2 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Slaughter and May

Our insurance group is market-leading. We advise a large number of the major players in the UK insurance sector and have handled many of the major insurance sector transactions in recent years. The breadth of our practice encompasses the full range of work from multi-national to domestic, covering diverse aspects including mergers and acquisitions, financings, restructuring, risk transfer, investigations and regulatory advice.

We work closely with our , ,  and  colleagues to provide an integrated service across the entire waterfront of the sector.

We are ranked top law firm in the field of insurance (jointly) in London and the UK by both Chambers and the Legal 500.

We offer a truly comprehensive service to our insurance sector clients and advise on all types of transactions in the sector. 



Chambers Review

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Insurance: Non-contentious - UK-wide
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Band 1
What the team is known for

Slaughter and May is sought out by major life and non-life insurers for representation in complex M&A work, capital markets transactions and insurance business transfer schemes. The firm is also highly adept at advising on pensions de-risking, as well as regulatory matters, including the implementation of the Solvency II Directive. The team has significant expertise in handling cross-border transactions, with notable strength in Asian markets.

Work Highlights

Provided by Slaughter and May
  • Slaughter and May advised MarkerStudy on the acquisition of BGL Insurance from BGL Group for £400 million.

Notable Practitioners

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Craig Cleaver
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Craig Cleaver
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Craig Cleaver is a well-respected practitioner in the non-contentious insurance space. He has a strong track record of assisting major insurers and reinsurers with a broad range of matters including corporate restructuring, acquisitions and risk transfers.

"Craig is excellent at managing commercial issues and fantastic at understanding our needs and knowing our strategy in order to give the best advice possible."

Jonathan Marks
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Jonathan Marks
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Jonathan Marks is head of the insurance group at Slaughter and May and is frequently sought out by leading insurance companies to handle a wide array of non-contentious matters. He advises on complex business restructurings as well as M&A and de-risking transactions.

"Jonathan is excellent technically and also very good at managing client relationships and getting projects done."

Ranked Lawyers at
Slaughter and May

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Craig Cleaver
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Craig Cleaver
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Jonathan Marks
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Jonathan Marks
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