Law insurance company CMS has announced the appointment of Owen Ross as a partner in its financial services team, based in London.
Ross joins CMS from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom, where he was a member of the global financial institutions practice.
His practice focuses on transactions involving insurance companies, reinsurance and regulatory matters in the life and non-life sectors.
He has represented a range of insurance companies including Sompo International, Liberty Mutual Group Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance, Phoenix Group Holdings and funds managed by Stone Point Capital on numerous multi-billion pound transactions and mergers.
Ross said: “I am delighted to join CMS and look forward to the diverse range of matters on which I will be working. Thanks to the high profile of CMS Financial Services, the firm is regularly instructed to advise on some of the most complex and innovative transactions – and I am excited to get started.”
Ash Saluja, head of financial services and products at CMS UK, added: “I am delighted to welcome Owen to CMS – both his valuable experience and fresh perspective are a welcome addition to the firm.”