We underwrite a broad spectrum of casualty reinsurance classes for mutual, regional and specialty insurance carriers, as well as RRGs and captives, in the US and Canada. Worldwide cover is  provided by our international casualty reinsurance colleagues. 

Writing both working layer and catastrophe structures, our expertise covers key business lines, including casualty catastrophe, medical malpractice and workers’ compensation.

Why work with us

Our close relationships with our clients and their brokers are underpinned by our depth of knowledge in the casualty classes we offer, the quality of our contract execution and our commitment to providing innovative products that deliver when needed.

Our product lines


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

  • Casualty catastrophe
  • General liability
  • Medical malpractice liability
  • Professional liability
  • WCA catastrophe
  • Workers’ compensation per person XOL

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

For more information about North American casualty reinsurance from Barbican, contact:

Simon Saunders

Simon Saunders

Head of Reinsurance
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Simon joined Barbican in April 2010 and is head of reinsurance, overseeing Syndicate 1955's reinsurance lines.

Simon has over twenty years of experience in the insurance industry. In 1994 he joined a small firm of management consultants dedicated to the insurance industry. 1997 saw Simon return to broking with the international marine reinsurance division at Aon.

In 2005, he joined Agnew Higgins Pickering, working in international marine and energy reinsurance.

Lucy Town

Lucy Town

Head of North American Casualty Reinsurance
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Lucy joined Barbican 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, North American Casualty Reinsurance
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George joined Barbican in September 2015 and is an underwriter for North American casualty treaty.

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

Natalie Lambert

Natalie Lambert

Underwriting Assistant, North American Casualty Reinsurance
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Natalie joined Barbican 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.

Barbican at the Box

BOX 250B T: +44 (0) 20 7327 8291

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