Gerry is a Partner in the Corporate Insurance team in London. She has 25 years' experience in providing regulatory and restructuring advice to clients in the insurance market, including non-life and life insurers and reinsurers, brokers and intermediaries, and legacy entities.
She advises on acquisitions, disposals and restructurings using transfer schemes, cross border mergers, reinsurance arrangements and schemes of arrangement; and on all aspects of the UK regulatory regime.
Gerry has extensive experience advising on business transfers under Part VII of FSMA both within the UK and on a cross border basis. She advised on the first transfer out of Lloyd's, and the first transfer for a Gibraltar insurer and is as an acknowledged market leader. Her clients include many of the leading insurers in the UK and internationally and almost all of the major players in the legacy sector.
Having been elected by a group of her peers, she won the IRLA Services to Legacy Business Award in 2019, which recognises exceptional service to the insurance legacy/discontinued business sector. Gerry is one of only two private practice lawyers to have ever won the award and is the first woman to have been recognized in the award’s 13-year history.