Practice groupInsurance

Mannheimer Swartling's Insurance practice group offers legal advice on virtually all aspects relating to the insurance and reinsurance industry. The group has extensive competence and experience in advising clients on day-to-day operations as well as significant strategic projects.

The Insurance practice group has many years of experience and has encountered practically every type of insurance law issue on the Swedish market. Our experience and competence in insurance law gives us understanding of our clients businesses and markets and enable us to handle assignments within the full spectrum of insurance law, ranging from life insurance matters with heavy regulatory focus to contentious matters regarding insurance. In order to best serve our clients, our core team of insurance specialists co-operates, where necessary, with leading specialists within other practice groups, such as Banking and Finance, Corporate Taxation, Dispute Resolution, Employment and Pensions, EU and Competition, and Mergers and Acquisitions.

We represent a wide range of clients operating in the insurance sector, including life and non-life insurance undertakings, reinsurers, insurance and reinsurance intermediaries (brokers and agents), and other market professionals. We also regularly assist our clients in complex insurance disputes and other matters which concern our clients' insurance coverage. In addition, the members of the Insurance practice group regularly write articles on insurance related issues and are frequently asked to speak at seminars arranged by various commerce and industry associations.

The Insurance practice group aims to provide quick access to insurance law related services of highest quality. We achieve our goal by committing to the firm's core values: quality, business focus, and team spirit.

The Insurance practice group regularly advises clients on:

  • Restructurings and transactions
  • Distribution (both domestic and cross-border set-ups)
  • Regulatory issues (including authorisation and supervisory matters)
  • Contacts with regulators and other authorities
  • Insurance claims
  • Disputes
  • Product development
  • Insurance documentation (such as terms and conditions and pre-purchase information)
  • Reinsurance arrangements