Andrew is one of the foremost and experienced practitioners in the global M&A insurance market, having taken a leading role in the establishment and development of transactional insurance products over the course of more than 13 years in the industry.
Prior to co-founding Brockwell, Andrew spent seven years in the M&A Insurance Group at AIG, initially as underwriting counsel and latterly taking responsibility for running its EMEA book and managing one of the largest teams in the market. He joined Allied World in 2013 to lead its M&A team, where he successfully oversaw significant growth in headcount and revenue of the team and diversification of the book.
Prior to joining the M&A insurance industry, Andrew spent seven years with Eversheds Sutherland and Nabarro LLP (now CMS) as a corporate lawyer.
Andrew is a regular speaker and contributor to articles on transactional insurance related matters
Lee is a co-founder of Brockwell with over 20 years’ experience in M&A.
He joined Allied World in 2014 to write M&A insurance and has over four years’ experience underwriting transactions across a broad range of jurisdictions and industries.
Prior to that, Lee spent eight years as a corporate lawyer with Eversheds Sutherland and Herbert Smith Freehills, followed by seven years in the legal department of a FTSE 100 company, latterly heading its M&A team.
A co-founder of Brockwell, Lana has significant experience in the transactional insurance industry.
While working as an M&A underwriter with AIG and Allied World, she co-ran the UK M&A team at AIG and underwrote a wide range of transactions across numerous jurisdictions and sectors. In addition, Lana successfully devised and implemented a strategy to expand Allied World’s presence in the litigation and contingent risk markets.
Prior to joining the M&A insurance industry, Lana spent several years as a corporate lawyer with CMS.
Alec is a co-founder of Brockwell with over 15 years insurance experience in both broking and underwriting at Aon, Marsh, AIG, Allied World and CNA Hardy.
An economist by background, Alec most recently had responsibility for running the Financial and Commercial Institutions books, and managing underwriting teams at CNA Hardy and Allied World. During this time Alec developed specialised risk transfer products for the private equity industry.
Prior to this, Alec had responsibility for managing a Financial Lines portfolio, including the deployment of a special situations book at AIG. He also underwrote a wide range of M&A risks during his time at AIG.
Head of Tax
Richard leads Brockwell’s tax liability insurance practice, as well as assisting with the tax aspects of W&I insurance. Prior to joining Brockwell as Head of Tax, Richard was a lawyer at CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP where he regularly acted on cross-border transactions with a particular focus on private equity, corporate structuring, funds and transactional risk insurance.
Richard has significant experience in transactional risk insurance having frequently advised both insurers and insureds whilst at CMS. He was also seconded to the Allied World M&A team in 2015 and, prior to joining CMS, Richard held various roles at Allianz.
Laurence joined Brockwell as a Tax Underwriter from Citi where he was an assistant vice president in the EMEA tax team and, aside from the tax aspects of finance matters, focused on restructurings.
Before joining Citi, Laurence worked as a senior associate at Deloitte advising on various M&A transactions and tax advisory projects. He also managed a significant number of tax audits. Laurence is qualified as both a chartered accountant and chartered tax advisor.
Jessie joined Brockwell in 2019 as an underwriting assistant. Jessie assists the rest of the underwriting team with all aspects of W&I insurance and tax liability insurance.
Prior to joining Brockwell, Jessie worked for several years as a store manager in the retail sector.
Tom joined Brockwell as a W&I underwriter from the international law firm, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP where he was an associate in the M&A and Corporate Finance team. Tom has advised on a variety of private M&A, corporate real estate and ECM transactions, as well as advising a number of W&I insurers in relation to the placement of transactional risk insurance policies.
Prior to joining Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, Tom completed his training contract at Addleshaw Goddard LLP in London.
Jai is a Senior Underwriter at Brockwell Capital. He has been a part of the transactional risk insurance community since 2010, having previously been an underwriter at AIG, Allied World and Tokio Marine HCC. Jai has underwritten M&A transactions located across the world and covering a variety of industry sectors.
Jai has been a qualified solicitor since 2012. He was previously a senior associate in the corporate team of the international law firm, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP. During that time he helped build the firm’s transactional risk insurance advisory practice, training many of its corporate lawyers and also advising a number of global insurers and insureds.