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  Kate McInerney



Kate is an insurance specialist with extensive transactional and advisory experience in the sector.

Kate was seconded to the UK Financial Services Authority for a year, where she was part of a team advising policy makers on the legal aspects of Solvency II and assisted in developing the European Commission’s implementing measures for, and preparing for the UK’s implementation of, Solvency II. She routinely advises on FSMA and the rules applying to insurers and reinsurers has advised the UK, Treasury, the Bank of England and the FSA on regulatory issues relating to life insurers.

Most recently, Kate was awarded ‘Rising Star’ at the Euromoney Women in Business Law Awards 2017, and is ranked as an ‘Associate to watch’ in Chambers 2018 legal directories.



Professional qualifications

Admitted as solicitor, South Australia, Australia, 2008

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2011

Academic qualifications

LLB/LP, Flinders University, 2007

BA, Flinders University, 2007

Published work

Kate has written three articles published by LexisNexis:

'Solvency II, CommSite', co-author, on-line content, 2010.

'The Solvency II Project', Company Secretary’s Review, Volume 32, Number 19,

'Employers' Liability Insurance', Company Secretary’s Review, Volume 32, Number
13, 2008.

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