Andrew Barton Partner

Andrew is a corporate insurance lawyer with expertise in a wide range of insurance transactional and advisory work, advising insurers, reinsurers and corporate clients on insurance matters. He is a leading practitioner in the field of insurance de-risking solutions for defined pension schemes.

Andrew has broad experience of specialist insurance and reinsurance transactions as well as corporate and commercial matters in the insurance sector. He regularly advises insurers, reinsurers and pension schemes on complex defined benefit pension risk transfer transactions including longevity swaps, bulk annuity transactions, pension scheme buy-ins and buy-outs and associated collateral structures. He has extensive experience advising on insurance M&A transactions, M&A insurance (W&I policies), regulatory matters, commercial insurance policy negotiation, reinsurance, distribution agreements and trade credit insurance. He is a recognised expert on director liability protection, including director & officer (D&O) and POSI insurance and associated director indemnification issues.

Andrew is Editor of Butterworths Insurance Law Handbook (15th edition) and a contributor to the ICSA Directors’ Handbook – chapters on D&O Insurance and director indemnification.  Andrew is recognised in respect of Insurance Corporate and Regulatory in The Legal 500 UK 2015.

Andrew is a member of the City of London Law Society Insurance Law Committee.