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Hilary Evenett

Hilary Evenett

Senior Director

Senior Director
Hilary Evenett

Hilary Evenett has experience of all aspects of corporate and commercial work, including mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures focussing on financial institutions.

She specialises in non-contentious insurance matters, including UK and European regulation, new authorisations, mergers and acquisitions, portfolio transfers, demutualisations, Lloyd's transactions, but also has significant experience of transactions involving banks and asset managers.

  • Advised L&G on the sale of its general insurance subsidiary
  • Advised on a variety of funded reinsurance transactions acting for cedants and reinsurers of longevity and asset risk.
  • Advised Blackrock on the sale of part of its pension administration business to Aegon.

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Career and qualifications

  • Merton College, Oxford (MA, Jurisprudence) 1985
  • Called to Bar 1986
  • Joined Clifford Chance 1988
  • Requalified as a solicitor in England & Wales 1990
  • Partner 1997
  • Senior Director since 2021

Awards and citations

  • "Hilary Evenett is brilliant to work with.”
    Chambers UK 2023, Insurance: Non-contentious
  • "She's the most brilliant regulatory insurance lawyer I've ever met. She understands cross-border regulation better than anyone, and can help a business person make sense of it in ways that no one else can."
    Chambers 2019
  • "Legal Business Awards 2018, Insurance Team of the Year" and "Reactions London Market Awards 2018, Legal Firm of the Year and Deal of the Year".
  • Hilary is "'technically very good,' and she is an acknowledged expert in corporate work in particular".
    Source: Chambers UK
  • Hilary was named in the The Lawyer's "Hot 100" leading lawyers ranking in 2013.