William Fry Partner wins International Law Office Client Choice Award

John Larkin, Partner in William Fry and Head of the Firm’s Insurance Department is the only solicitor in Ireland to win an International Law Office Client Choice Award for his work in the insurance sector.

 

John Larkin, Partner in William Fry and Head of the Firm’s Insurance Department is the only solicitor in Ireland to win an International Law Office Client Choice Award for his work in the insurance sector.

The award, chosen by in-house lawyers following a survey process, is in recognition of John’s extensive expertise built up over 20 years advising the insurance sector in Ireland.  His practice focuses on assisting insurance and reinsurance companies to establish in Ireland and advising on cross-border passporting issues.  He also advises on M&A deals, portfolio transfers, restructurings and on other insurance-based transactions as well as on regulatory investigations.

Recent significant transactions include advising:

  • SCOR in relation to its acquisition of Transamerica’s Irish operations
  • Alterra in relation to its High Court-approved merger of Alterra Insurance and Alterra Re’s  operations in Ireland
  • AXA Life Europe in relation to its establishment and subsequent expansion into a number of European markets

John is a member (and former Chairman) of An Taoiseach’s IFSC Insurance Group.

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