Key Experience

Practice concentrates on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and insurance industry transactions.


Alla Barford advises sponsors and trade clients on acquisitions and disposals. She has particular experience in the insurance industry.

Representative Work

  • Advised a U.S. mutual on its sale of its Lloyd’s, U.K. and Dubai insurance subsidiaries.
  • Advised an international insurance company on its global reorganization process.
  • Acted on behalf of a private equity firm on an auction sale of its software portfolio company.
  • Counseled a private equity firm in relation to the operations of its insurance portfolio company.
  • Represented a French insurance company on the sale of a U.K. subsidiary.