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Charles Rix

Partner
London

Charles Rix

Charles Rix is recognised as a leading corporate and regulatory advisor with over 20 years' experience in the insurance industry. His practice covers domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate reorganisations as well as insurance business transfers under Part VII of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. He was recognised as a BTI Client Services All-Star in 2014 in an independent survey of corporate counsel at Fortune 1000 companies. He is also the editor of 'A Practitioner's Guide to the Regulation of Insurance' (Sweet & Maxwell, 2014). Charles became a partner in a predecessor firm of Hogan Lovells in 2001.

Practices

Industries

Charles Rix is recognised as 'a skilled and experienced transaction lawyer with deep experience in the insurance space. A client said that he handled 'enormous pressures over extend time periods and consistently delivered very high-quality work'.

Chambers

Representative experience

Advising Mapfre on its acquisition of Direct Line's German and Italian insurance business.

Advising CatCo on its sale to Markel.

Advising Prudential on its £13 billion cross-border reorganisation of its Hong Kong life and general insurance business.

Advising Phoenix on its sale of a £1.2bn annuity business to SwissRe.

Advising Qatar Insurance Company on its acquisition of the Lloyd's business, Antares.

Advising AXA on its disposal of Denplan to Simplyhealth.

Advising Paternoster on its sale to Goldman Sachs.

Advising Teachers Friendly Society on its sale to LV.

Advising Wellington on its £590m recommended cash and shares bid for Caitlin.

Education and admissions

Education

  • M.A. Law, University of Oxford, Pembroke College, 1988

 

A skilled and experienced transaction lawyer with deep experience in the insurance space. A client said that he handled 'enormous pressures over extend time periods and consistently delivered very high-quality work'.

Chambers & Partners

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