Uría Menéndez

Insurance Department

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Uría Menéndez-Proença de Carvalho advises on all areas of insurance and reinsurance law in Portugal and Spain.

  • Corporate transactions: bancassurance, acquisitions, mergers and disposals of insurance and reinsurance companies; national and international portfolio transfers
  • Insurance and reinsurance contracts
  • Regulation and supervision
  • Private insurance and reinsurance brokerage
  • Litigation
  • Pension plans and funds

We have advised buyers and sellers in the main purchases and sales of businesses in the Iberian insurance sector. We are the leading firm for advice on bancassurance and similar distribution structures in the Portuguese market.

From a regulatory perspective, we advise on the development of new life and general insurance products. We help our clients to obtain licences to operate in this sector and advise them during inspection and sanction proceedings. 

Together with the Litigation Practice Area, we have advised on some of the most significant legal and arbitration proceedings concerning insurance claims in the Iberian market.