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Building on the firm’s deep expertise in insurance, our corporate insurance team delivers technically sound, pragmatic advice on corporate and commercial matters to a wide range of clients operating in the insurance sector.

We help our clients implement their strategies and grow their businesses. In order to do so, we bring together specialists from across the firm, including specialists in corporate, commercial, tax and regulatory areas, who work together to ensure that our advice provides a seamless solution to our clients’ requirements.

Operating from our five offices across the UK, our seven partner team advises our insurance sector clients including Lloyds and non-Lloyds insurers, re-insurers, insurance brokers and MGAs.

what we do...

  • Regulatory issues – including advice on authorisations, the scope of permissions and the impact of Solvency II.
  • Commercial contracts - including agency agreements, aggregator and other distribution agreements, delegated authority and outsourcing agreements.
  • Corporate finance – we regularly advise on raising capital, restructuring, acquisitions and disposals.
  • Tax – including the availability of exemptions from VAT.
  • Data protection & information security - we advise on policies and procedures for the protection of sensitive and confidential data.
  • Schemes - we advise on product development, policy wording, client communications and terms of business.
  • Employment - we advise on all aspects of employment law, including enforcement of post termination restrictions.

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On Wednesday 6 September, one of the most awaited court judgments in recent times was handed down by the Court of Appeal.

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We recognise that a variety of issues need to be considered in order to ensure that any enterprise is established on a solid foundation.

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