Practice Areas: Corporate. Partner specialising in non-contentious matters for financial institutions, particularly in the insurance sector, including M&A of life and non-life businesses, including closed life funds, joint ventures and reorganisations. Provides regulatory, corporate and commercial advice to insurers and others including establishment of new insurance companies, cross border branches, pension deficit buyouts structures, longevity swaps, acquisitions, portfolio transfers under Part VII of FSMA, reinsurance arrangements, outsourcing, solvency and regulatory capital issues.
Career: Qualified, Corporate Practice, Davies Arnold Cooper 1994. Joined Clifford Chance 1996; Partner since 2003.
Personal: PhD Molecular Genetics 1986. Stanford Medical Centre, California (post doctoral cancer research).