We offer a wide range of international casualty reinsurance classes to clients domiciled in all territories worldwide, including the UK, Australia, Asia, Europe, Middle East and US and Canada.

Why work with us


In an increasingly commoditised reinsurance market, we focus on risks where our underwriting acumen can deliver innovative solutions through working closely with our clients and their brokers to design new, dynamic products. We also look for opportunities to work with our clients on a joint venture basis to help them market specialty insurance products available within Barbican.

Our product lines

Offering proportional, excess of loss and stop loss reinsurance, our core products include:

  • Casualty catastrophe
  • Cyber liability
  • Directors’ and officers’ liability - including American Depository Receipt I, II and III
  • Employers’ liability/workers’ compensation
  • Financial institutions, crime and professional indemnity
  • Medical malpractice - doctors and hospitals
  • Motor third party liability
  • General liability
  • Professional indemnity
  • Public and products liability - including exports to the US and Canada and subsidiaries in the US and Canada
  • Miscellaneous - including engineering, environmental impairment liability, personal accident, product recall and title.
  • WCA catastrophe
  • Workers’ compensation per person XOL

Brokers can find us at Lloyd's: Box 250B.

For more information about international casualty reinsurance, contact:

Ondine Bourrut Lacouture

Ondine Bourrut Lacouture

Head of Long Tail Lines Reinsurance
work +44 (0)20 7082 1834
work cell +44 (0)75 8450 5013

Ondine joined in March 2011 and is now head of head of long tail lines reinsurance.

When she first joined the company, she was originally responsible for US Casualty treaty. Over time, her responsibilities expanded to include International Casualty treaty, Healthcare and A&H insurance and more recently she moved solely to insurance lines.

Prior to joining the company, she was at Faraday Syndicate 435 where she wrote a lead book of US casualty reinsurance and hospital business.

Ondine brings over twenty years extensive underwriting experience after graduating with an MSc in insurance and risk management at CASS Business School.

Lucy Town

Lucy Town

Casualty Reinsurance
work +44 (0)20 7082 1844

Lucy joined in January 2014 and is now head of North American casualty reinsurance.

Lucy was previously at Aspen Re and, prior to her departure, was the acting lead underwriter for the US casualty department in London.  Lucy has worked across a broad range of treaty and facultative reinsurance lines, including medical malpractice, hospitals, professional liability and general liability. Lucy spent eight and a half years at Aspen, having joined immediately after graduating from university with a degree in economics with actuarial studies.

Lucy is ACII qualified.

George Butcher

George Butcher

Underwriter, Casualty Reinsurance
work +44 (0)20 7082 1989

George joined in September 2015 and is an underwriter for North American casualty treaty.

George joined the company after graduating from Exeter University with a degree in Economics. George completed five separate work experience stints at Barbican Insurance Group during his 6th form and university holidays.

Natalie Lambert

Natalie Lambert

Underwriting Assistant, Casualty Reinsurance
work +44 (0)20 7082 2511

Natalie joined in April 2017 and is underwriting assistant for North American casualty treaty.

Natalie holds an Integrated Master's degree in Medicinal Chemistry from the University of Leeds.

Ellie Turrell

Underwriting Assistant, Intl. Casualty Treaty Reinsurance
work +44 (0)20 7082 1847

At the Box

BOX 250B T: +44 (0) 20 7327 8292

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