Neil Horner is Head of Corporate at ASW. He joined the firm in March 2003. Prior to joining the firm he worked in leading firms in London and New York (Neil is qualified in both jurisdictions) and in Frankfurt. He was called to the Bermuda Bar in 2004. Neil holds two first class honours degrees from Cambridge and an LLM from the University of Chicago Law School. Neil specialises in corporate, (re)insurance, funds and commercial law with extensive experience working on large commercial and corporate finance transactions with particular emphasis on the (re)insurance and financial services sectors. He was heavily involved in advising investors participating in the Class of 2005 start-ups and also recently acted on the acquisition by a large US private corporation of an NYSE-listed corporation. Neil has written extensively and contributed the chapters on Bermuda Insurance regulation and segregated account companies to the 2nd edition of O’Neill & Woloniecki’s “The Law of Reinsurance”.
Publications and Presentations
Neil has written extensively and contributed the chapters on Bermuda Insurance regulation and segregated account companies to the 2nd edition of O’Neill & Woloniecki’s “The Law of Reinsurance”. He has also written extensively on the convergence between the hedge funds and insurance industries.
Neil is individually ranked Chambers Global (“leading individual”) and internationally recognised in IFLR 1000, Legal 500 and Practical Law Company’s Which Lawyer?