News Post on 20 May 2021

Wildgen Strengthens its London Office and Continues the Growth of its Insurance Practice with the Appointment of Miryam Lassalle as Director

_We are pleased to announce that Miryam Lassalle is joining our London office as a Director. She will strengthen our insurance law team. Through this recruitment, we are demonstrating our commitment to developing our presence in London, expanding our services and reinforcing our position in the insurance sector.

A skilled specialist with extensive experience in insurance-related regulatory and contractual matters, Miryam provides assistance to both domestic and international clients on a broad range of issues, including licensing requirements, cross-border operations, insurance distribution, and review of policies and agreements with third parties.

Karine Vilret, Partner in charge of the Insurance team, comments, “Our Luxembourg office will benefit from her presence in the UK since she will bolster the relationships we have with London-based clients and support our Luxembourg clients with business operations in the UK. Miryam is a seasoned lawyer and we are thrilled to have her join us to put her expertise to use for our clients and promote the insurance services offered by Wildgen."

Mark Shaw, Partner in charge of the London Office, comments: “We are delighted to welcome Miryam to the London office, where she will bring much needed skills and experience to one of our fastest growing areas of practice. Almost five years after the Brexit referendum, and we continue to see new challenges; hiring Miryam in this area is crucial to support our clients and other service providers in London to bridge the legal and regulatory gap between the UK and the EU.

Prior to joining Wildgen, Miryam led the Insurance and Reinsurance practice of a renowned international law firm and worked as an attorney in Paris and Luxembourg. She also served as an in-house legal advisor for Luxembourg life insurance companies owned by French and British groups.

She was admitted to the Paris Bar in 2003 and to the Luxembourg Bar in 2018. Her qualifications include a Master's degree in private law from University of Nantes as well as postgraduate degrees in business law from Paris IX Dauphine University and economics from the University of Angers with a focus on banking, finance and insurance.

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