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Carey Olsen promotes ILS specialist Gavin Woods to Partner in Bermuda

Law firm Carey Olsen Bermuda has promoted insurance-linked securities (ILS) specialist lawyer Gavin Woods to Partner at the firm.Gavin Woods, a lawyer with considerable experience in the ILS, catastrophe bond and collateralized reinsurance space joined Carey Olsen Bermuda in 2018.Prior to the firm, Woods had spent eight years focused on read the full article →

Sarah Demerling joins Walkers Bermuda as Partner

Walkers Bermuda, a full service commercial law firm based on the island, has hired Sarah Demerling as a new Partner, bringing additional experience in insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance to the firm.Demerling, who joins the Corporate, Finance & Funds Group at the law firm, is the third lawyer hire for read the full article →

Carey Olsen Bermuda hires ILS experienced lawyer Gavin Woods

Offshore focused law firm Carey Olsen Bermuda has announced the hire of Gavin Woods, a lawyer with considerable experience in the ILS, catastrophe bond and collateralized reinsurance space gained in his most recent role at Appleby.Woods will join the Carey Olsen Bermuda corporate practice from his most recent role that read the full article →

ILS & reinsurance lawyer Angus Duncan joins Hunton & Williams

Angus Duncan, a lawyer with a wealth of experience in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) and collateralised reinsurance space, has moved firms to join law firm Hunton & Williams as a London-based Partner in its Structured Finance and Securitization Practice.Duncan previously worked as a Partner for a trio of major law read the full article →

Conyers partner with ILS experience moves to Hong Kong

Peter Ch’ng, a Partner experienced in insurance-linked securities (ILS) at Bermuda headquartered insurance and reinsurance focused law firm Conyers, Dill & Pearman, has relocated to Hong Kong to support the firm's ongoing growth.Conyers, Dill & Pearman is a well-known law firm in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector, advising on a read the full article →

Mayer Brown hires experienced reinsurance & ILS lawyer Jay Kallas

Global law firm Mayer Brown has hired Jay Kallas, a lawyer with experience in catastrophe bonds, collateralized reinsurance and other capital market-related areas of risk transfer, as counsel in its Global Insurance Industry Group and Corporate & Securities.Kallas was most recently with Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, where he worked read the full article →

Winston & Strawn hires ILS experienced lawyer Angus Duncan

Angus Duncan, an insurance-linked securities (ILS) experienced lawyer, has joined the London office of Winston & Strawn LLP as a partner, bringing experience in catastrophe bonds, reinsurance sidecars and other ILS structures to the firm.Duncan was previously a partner at Cadwalader in the law firms Capital Markets Group, where he read the full article →

Michael Halsband elected Partner at Drinker Biddle

Law firm Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP has elected insurance-linked securities (ILS) and capital market / reinsurance convergence focused executive Michael Halsband to a partner position at the firm.Halsband joined Drinker Biddle in 2015, taking a position in the firm’s Insurance Transactional and Regulatory Team.Halsband had worked in the legal read the full article →

Dentons hires legal partner with ILS & cat bond experience

Global law firm Dentons has appointed new hire John J. Sarchio as a partner in the Insurance Regulatory practice. Sarchio has experience in insurance and reinsurance transactional law, including catastrophe bonds, sidecars and other ILS arrangements.Sarchio will advise Dentons clients on reinsurance transactions, including insurance-linked securities (ILS), as well as read the full article →

Drinker Biddle hires ex-Allstate cat bond experienced lawyer Kallas

A prominent insurance and reinsurance focused lawyer has been added to the Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Insurance Regulatory and Transactional Team, with the hire of Jay A. Kallas, previously with insurer Allstate where he worked on the companies catastrophe bond issues.Drinker Biddle said that Kallas focuses his legal practice read the full article →