Reinsurance - DAC Beachcroft
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The work of our reinsurance lawyers extends from drafting bespoke contracts, to providing coverage advice and resolving disputes. The team covers a huge variety involving the life and non-life markets, facultative and treaty reinsurance, and serves the London market and carriers across the globe.

Whatever reinsurance you undertake and wherever you do business, our leading team of specialists is positioned to provide support and guidance.

What we do

We advise on the full range of treaty and facultative contract issues.

Our services include:

  • Drafting insurance policies and reinsurance contracts
  • Advising on coverage
  • Regulatory advice
  • Bermuda Form disputes
  • Commutations
  • Depositions
  • Inspections of records
  • Advising run-off specialists
  • Part VII transfers
  • Schemes of Arrangement

What we are known for

DAC Beachcroft is the market-leading specialist international insurance law firm. Our unique offering includes:

  • An international cross-class capability, covering the full range of claims from the systemised to bespoke;
  • Advisory work for insurers covering corporate;
  • Regulatory and commercial;
  • International coverage.

Our partners are widely acknowledged as leading specialists in reinsurance. We advise on treaty and facultative reinsurance across a range of different classes. Clients of the firm include global reinsurers and specialist reinsurers, both in London and overseas.

We work with almost all of the world's leading insurance companies. We have expertise and experience across the entire sector. Our long history of commitment to, and investment in, the insurance sector means that we have an unrivalled depth of experience and breadth of insight.

Our international reach includes a presence in key insurance markets across the UK, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, as well as formal relationships with law firms in India, North America and elsewhere.

We have more than 900 professionals, including 145 partners who specialise in insurance and reinsurance – one of the largest insurance groups of any law firm. Many of our lawyers have, themselves, worked in the insurance industry. Within this team, over 100 lawyers focus on international insurance and reinsurance, based in London and Madrid and including offices in Chile, Ireland, Mexico, Singapore and New Zealand.

What our clients say

"Julian Miller divides his time between insurance and reinsurance, and is adept at treaty reinsurance and Bermuda Form arbitrations. Interviewees describe him as a 'very experienced lawyer who is good at running teams, is very calm and always has his eye on the final result.'" Chambers 2015

"Chris Wilkes is 'quite the high-flyer,' according to admiring sources who recognise his tenacity, and the quality of his strategic legal thinking. He led the firm's advisory work for Zurich Insurance on liability coverage issues surrounding the 'Emma Maersk' container ship." Chambers

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