Mr Jonathan Charwat > RPC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Corporate Insurance and Financial Services


Jonathan Charwat is a corporate, commercial and regulatory Senior Associate in the Corporate Insurance & Financial Services team.

Jonathan’s primary focus is in the insurance and financial services market. His commercial experience includes a wide range of insurance distribution arrangements and agreements as well as reinsurance and other commercial agreements.  From a regulatory perspective, Jonathan advises clients on insurance product distribution and governance including intermediary remuneration arrangements, internal governance and regulatory compliance, insurer-intermediary distribution structures, customer facing and product documentation, and developments in insurance regulation. Jonathan has also acted on a number of M&A transactions for both the insurance and corporate market including Lloyd’s specific arrangements and a scheme of arrangement.

Jonathan also has a good deal of in-house experience having undertaken secondments at Arch Insurance, Marsh and Swiss Re Life Capital. Prior to joining RPC, he also worked for two years in-house in a corporate governance and commercial contracts role for Volex plc working out of London and China.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Insurance > Insurance: corporate and regulatory

RPC handles the full spectrum of insurance transactional and regulatory advice; the practice is instructed on M&A, reinsurance matters, Lloyd’s market assistance, commercial arrangements and insuretech issues. The department acts for insurers, brokers, management teams, investors and innovative start-ups. Practice head Matthew Griffith, also co-lead of the firm’s financial institutions regulatory group, focuses on insurance regulatory issues as well as advising insurers on their BREXIT-related restructuring projects. James Mee has considerable experience in the sector and is another key member of the team. William Hogarth joined the practice in 2021 from Clyde & Co, offering expertise in reinsurance arrangements, including legacy market transactions. Senior associate Jonathan Charwat deals with insurance contracts and regulation, in addition to investigations work.