Steven McEwan

Steven McEwan


Email [email protected]​

Phone +44 20 7296 2972

Fax +44 20 7296 2001


Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Steven McEwan is an authority on UK financial services law and regulation.

He regularly works on transactions involving insurers, reinsurers, and banks and advises on the regulatory requirements that apply to them. Examples include collateralized reinsurance, regulatory capital-driven transactions, credit and market risk insurance, pension scheme de-risking transactions, and transactions relating to the Lloyd's insurance market. In his advisory work, he focuses on the regulatory rules on capital and investments as they apply to insurers and banks.

He is the author of numerous publications and has been a guest presenter at conferences organized by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, the British Insurance Law Association, the Association of Insurance Lawyers, and the British Bankers Association. He is qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales and as an attorney in New York, and he holds degrees in law and mathematics.

Awards and recognitions


Acritas Star
Acritas Stars Independently Rated Lawyers

Education and admissions


B.A. Law, University of Oxford

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales

New York

Representative experience

Advising Prudential on numerous buy-in transactions with UK pension schemes.

Advising Pacific Life Re on numerous longevity reinsurance transactions.

Advising Equitable Life on the transfer of annuity policies to Canada Life and Prudential.

Advising Enstar, QIC and Hamilton on their respective acquisitions of businesses in the Lloyd's insurance market.

Advising FCE Bank, Lloyds Bank, RBS and a major financial institution on numerous issues related to bank regulatory capital.

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