Our expertise

Our specialist Insurance & Reinsurance team provides advice on the establishment, regulatory compliance and business operations of (re)insurance companies, as well as advising (re)insurance managers and brokers based in international jurisdictions.

We advise private and listed companies, including major New York and London finance houses, as well as FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 household names.

As a multi-jurisdictional team, we regularly provide advice regarding:

  • Establishing, regulatory compliance and business operations of commercial (re)insurance companies (life and non-life), insurance managers and brokers
  • Special Purpose Insurers (SPIs), formed as issue vehicles for Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS), including collateralized reinsurance and industry loss warranties (ILWs)
  • Mergers and acquisitions of insurance companies
  • Capital raising (private equity and IPOs) of (re)insurers or their holding companies
  • Re-domiciliation of (re)insurance companies into or out of our jurisdictions
  • Longevity and other risk swaps
  • Fixed and variable annuity products
  • Hedge fund-owned insurance companies
  • Captive and rent-a-captive programmes
  • Segregated accounts and portfolio companies
  • Value-added insurance wraps
  • Policies and other contracts
  • Governance procedures and other regulatory matters
  • Protection and Indemnity (P&I) Clubs
  • Mutual insurance companies
  • Assignment of policies as security for financing
  • Schemes of Arrangement/Transfer of insurance portfolios
Our Experts

Brad Adderley

Partner: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3243
E Email Brad

Alan Bossin

Chief Operating Officer: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3536
E Email Alan

Fiona Chan

Partner: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 2905 5760
E Email Fiona

Tim Faries

Managing Partner: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3216
E Email Tim

Jacob MacAdam

Partner: Cayman Islands

T +1 345 814 2016
E Email Jacob

Garry Manley

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 638
E Email Garry

Fraser Robertson

Group Partner: Jersey

T +44 (0)1534 818 032
E Email Fraser

Eliot Simpson

Partner: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 2905 5765
E Email Eliot

John Wasty

Global Co-Head of Dispute Resolution: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3232
E Email John

Simon Harding

Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 652
E Email Simon

Jeffrey Kirk

Managing Partner: BVI

T +1 284 393 5318
E Email Jeffrey

Matthew Carr

Counsel: Bermuda

T +1 441 298-3594
E Email Matthew

Yantee Hurnaurn-Calcutteea

Senior Associate: Mauritius

T +230 203 4310
E Email Yantee

Katherine Garrood (née Johnson)

Senior Associate: Isle of Man

T +44 (0) 1624 647 971
E Email Katherine

Josephine Noddings

Senior Associate: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3553
E Email Josephine

Tonesan Amissah

Managing Director: Bermuda

T +1 441 298 3302
E Email Tonesan

Stuart Tyler

Partner: Guernsey

T +44 (0)1481 755 606
E Email Stuart

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