Heidi Sawtell


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Heidi Sawtell

Heidi is a highly skilled and experienced corporate and financial services regulatory lawyer, with significant experience in the insurance sector. She has over 20 years’ experience advising both financial services regulated and non-regulated clients, including international groups, large corporates, SMEs and individuals on a range of corporate transactional, company and regulatory matters. 

Heidi joined Stevens & Bolton as a corporate and regulatory partner in 2022. Prior to joining the firm, Heidi worked in the City as a corporate and regulatory lawyer for over 17 years. She spent over 10 years at a magic circle law firm, where she trained and practiced in their financial institutions corporate team, specialising in the insurance sector. To complement her private practice experience, Heidi spent three years as senior legal counsel in-house, advising the prudential regulator for banks and insurers, before returning to private practice in 2018.

Heidi advises on share and business acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, group reorganisations and other company and commercial matters in both financial services regulated and non-regulated sectors.

In the insurance sector, she has advised life and non-life (re)insurers and intermediaries on a full spectrum of corporate and regulatory matters. She has extensive experience of acting on insurance business transfer schemes under Part VII of FSMA, as well as reinsurance and longevity transactions. In addition, she has advised on a wide range of both prudential and conduct regulatory matters and has particular expertise in the Solvency II regulatory regime for (re)insurers.



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