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Client Choice – International 2013
John Larkin is head of William Fry’s insurance department.
He is consistently ranked as a leading figure for insurance law
in Ireland by international legal directories. His practice focuses
on portfolio transfers, restructurings and other insurance-based
transactions, as well as regulatory investigations. He also
advises insurance and reinsurance companies on establishing
in Ireland and cross-border passporting issues. He has advised
a number of insurance and reinsurance companies in relation
to regulatory breaches and subsequent administrative penalty
Some of his recent transactions have included:
advising Sun Life on the sale of its Irish reinsurance
operations to Berkshire Hathaway;
advising Alterra on the court-approved merger of Alterra Re
and Alterra Europe to form a single underwriting platform;
advising Axis on a court-approved scheme to create
societas europaea
Mr Larkin is a member and former chairman of the
’s IFSC Insurance Group. He is also a former chairman
of the Irish Law Society’s EU and International Affairs
William Fry
Fitzwilton House
Wilton Place
Dublin 2
+353 1 639 5000
+353 1 639 5333
What clients said
“John combines an extensive knowledge of the law,
with his knowledge of the insurance marketplace
and its practitioners.”
“He is the number one reinsurance law expert
in the Dublin market.”
“We receive exemplary customer service from
John – he always responds quickly, confidently
and succinctly.”
Larkin, John
William Fry – Head of Insurance Department |
Winner – Insurance & Reinsurance, Ireland