Anthony Rose

Consultant

Anthony has particular experience in FCA Regulation, acquisitions, disposals and floatation of insurance brokers and corporate matters involving underwriting agents and Lloyd’s Names agencies. His focus throughout his career has been in the insurance and reinsurance markets, during which time he has advised on a range of corporate and regulatory matters.

He is also experienced in competition law matters, having acted in the reference of a Lloyd’s Names agency transaction to the Competition Commission and appearing frequently before the European Commission.

He has given numerous seminars, including on topics such as Corporate Capital at Lloyd’s, Broker Credit Write Backs, Insurance Brokers and the Law of Agency and the Buying and Selling of Insurance Brokers.

Having begun his legal career in 1970, Anthony worked for 2 years at Slaughter & May before entering the world of industry as a member of the Legal Department of ICI, where he gained significant experience in acquisitions and in competition law.

In 1977 Anthony returned to private practice as a Partner at Charles Russell. He remained there for 15 years, during which time he became Head of Corporate, where he was involved largely in M&A transactional work, principally in the insurance sector.

In 1992 he joined Barlow Lyde & Gilbert as Head of the Corporate group. In 1999 Anthony left BLG to form his own practice focussing on non-contentious work in the insurance industry. He subsequently became a Consultant with Carter Perry Bailey.

Experience highlights
  • Acted in ECS v AKZO, the landmark case for predatory pricing
  • Anthony was a member of the Lloyd’s Group of City Solicitors involved in the introduction of corporate capital to Lloyd’s
  • An author of the legal appendix to the FT Management Report on Cross Border Mergers in the Insurance and Reinsurance Industry
  • Honorary legal adviser to the National Army Museum
  • Freeman of the City of London
Anthony Rose