(Re)Insurance & Insurance Linked Securities

Walkers has a multidisciplinary insurance and reinsurance team that has deep industry experience and offers Bermuda, Cayman and Guernsey legal and regulatory advice on the full scope of insurance matters, including alternative risk transfer and insurance linked securities.

We pride ourselves on individual client service and practical industry expertise in order to help our clients achieve their business goals, seize new opportunities and find solutions to problems. Our team has first-hand insurance experience, which translates into pragmatic, commercial legal advice. We look to build relationships with our clients for the long term acting as their trusted legal advisor for all their legal and regulatory insurance matters. In addition, our team provides contentious and non-contentious re/insurance law advice to policyholders, cedants, reinsurers, and retrocessionaires.

We offer a full suite of legal services to our clients including:

  • Legal and regulatory advice in relation to the formation, structuring, licensing, ongoing operation and regulatory compliance of all types of regulated insurance vehicles;
  • Alternative risk transfer structures, including catastrophe bonds, sidecars, collateralized insurers and transformers, life settlement transactions, premium financing, longevity swaps, structured product transactions and insurance linked securities;
  • Insurtech and fintech development, formation and licensing;
  • Financing, collateral arrangements and alternative capital solutions;
  • New product advisory and contract wording advice;
  • Mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and portfolio transfers, run-offs and winding-ups;
  • General advisory, regulatory and compliance work (including AML/ATF, Solvency II and PIPA/GDPR);
  • Independent director services and corporate governance advisory;
  • Listing Services; and
  • Claims coverage advice, dispute resolution and regulatory investigations.

BERMUDA
Jonathan BettsPartnerT +1 441 242 1511jonathan.betts@walkersglobal.com
Sarah Demerling PartnerT +1 441 242 1525sarah.demerling@walkersglobal.com
Peter DunlopPartnerT +1 441 242 1524 peter.dunlop@walkersglobal.com
Shannon DyerSenior AssociateT +852 2596 3378shannon.dyer@walkersglobal.com

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
Lucy FrewPartnerT +1 345 814 4676lucy.frew@walkersglobal.com

CAYMAN ISLANDS
Lucy FrewPartnerT +1 345 814 4676lucy.frew@walkersglobal.com
Philip PaschalidesPartnerT +1 345 814 4675philip.paschalides@walkersglobal.com
Tony De QuintalSenior CounselT +1 345 914 6388tony.dequintal@walkersglobal.com

GUERNSEY
Kate StoreyPartnerT +44 (0) 1481 748 924kate.storey@walkersglobal.com

HONG KONG
Nicholas DaviesPartnerT +852 2596 3386nicholas.davies@walkersglobal.com
Rupen ShahPartnerT +852 2596 3314rupen.shah@walkersglobal.com

IRELAND
Garry FergusonManaging PartnerT +353 1 470 6659garry.ferguson@walkersglobal.com
Noeleen RuddyPartnerT +353 1 470 6650noeleen.ruddy@walkersglobal.com
Andrew TraynorPartnerT +353 1 470 6632andrew.traynor@walkersglobal.com

JERSEY
Jonathan HeaneyManaging PartnerT +44 (0)1534 700 786jonathan.heaney@walkersglobal.com

SINGAPORE
John RogersManaging PartnerT +65 6595 4673john.rogers@walkersglobal.com

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