Louisa Innes-Wilkin

Senior Associate

Louisa is a Senior Associate in the Corporate Insurance team.
Louisa has a range of commercial and corporate experience, with particular experience of insurance Part VII transfers. Louisa has previously worked in the enforcement team at the Financial Conduct Authority, where she assisted with a criminal investigation. She has also been on secondment at ReAssure.


Representative matters

The Trustee of the Ockham Pension Scheme in respect of its bulk annuity with Just Retirement Limited covering GBP110m of pension liabilities in the Scheme.

Advising a US client on a complex de-risking transaction of its two pension schemes in the UK. The transaction involved a newly established captive reinsurer in Bermuda and a pass-through structure with a UK insurer covering GBP970m of pension liabilities in the Scheme.

A subsidiary of a global financial institution on its longevity swap with Zurich Assurance and Canada Life Assurance Company of GBP1.4bn, and extension of GBP0.5bn.

Cinven and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation on the acquisition of Compre, a specialist global consolidator of closed books of non-life insurance policies, from CBPE Capital LLP.



Admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales), 2017
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.