Sectors - Insurers

Shepherd and Wedderburn has a long track record of advising UK and overseas insurance companies on a wide range of legal requirements and we have an absolute focus on delivering clear, pragmatic and solutions-driven legal advice.  The team prides itself on its available and partner-led offering which provides specialist transactional and advisory services to its insurance industry clients.

Our expertise is drawn from a variety of specialist practice groups. We have leading practitioners in Real Estate, Corporate, Pensions, Employment, Commercial Contracts, Dispute Resolution, Regulation and Market, Intellectual Property and IT with insurance industry knowledge and experience, enabling us to deliver an integrated legal service to our insurance clients which is tailored to their individual commercial needs.  We also offer a range of value added services such as industry-specific client briefings, directors’ training, seminars and secondments.

In working with Shepherd and Wedderburn, I have been impressed by their ability to support the business – a strong focus on delivery: you get what you need, when you need it.

James MacKenzie, General Counsel

Key People


RSA Insurance Group plc
Acting for RSA Insurance Group plc in defending a professional negligence action on behalf of a law firm and their insurers.
The Royal London Mutual Insurance Society
Acting for The Royal London Mutual Insurance Society on various property sales and lettings.
Standard Life
Acting as Court Reporter (Paul Hally) to the Court of Session in respect of an insurance business transfer scheme and variation of an insurance business transfer scheme relating to Standard Life Investments Limited and Standard Life Assurance Limited.
Acting for AEGON UK on a variety of corporate and commercial contract matters.