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Expertise

Robert has extensive experience in corporate and commercial work for domestic and foreign companies and financial institutions with experience in mergers & acquisitions, business sales, joint ventures and financial services regulation. He has a focus on the insurance, maritime and aviation sectors.

Robert Advises

  • Insurance companies, particularly mutual insurers
  • Insurance and shipbrokers
  • Foreign companies doing business in the UK and their advisers
  • Private companies, UK and foreign
  • Investors
  • Individual shareholders and directors

Experience Highlights

  • Advising various P&I (Protection & Indemnity) Clubs and other mutuals on regulatory compliance (including Solvency II), management arrangements and Brexit re-structuring
  • British Marine Mutual Insurance on demutualisation by way of statutory merger in Bermuda and insurance portfolio transfer
  • British Marine Luxembourg and QBE Insurance on a merger by way of insurance portfolio transfer and cross-border merger
  • sale of GB Airways, a British Airways franchise partner, by Bland Group to EasyJet, sale of slots at Heathrow airport and termination of the BA licence
  • Howe Robinson Group on the combination of its shipbroking business with that of ICAP plc (now NEX)

Career History

Previous Law Firms

  • Stephenson Harwood
  • Reynolds Porter Chamberlain
  • Clifford-Turner/Clifford Chance
  • Maclay Murray & Spens
  • Samuel Montagu & Co Limited
  • Frere Cholmeley
  • Dundas & Wilson CS

Memberships

  • The Law Societies of Scotland/England and Wales

Education

  • Winchester College

Get in touch

For further advice please contact us for a consultation.

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+44 (0)3330 143 401 info@gunnercooke.com