IRLA's chosen charity for 2022 is National Autistic Society (NAS)

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Davies Insurance Services

About us

Our mission statement

IRLA’s mission is to be an exciting and dynamic platform for insurance and reinsurance legacy professionals from the UK, European and worldwide markets, to network, share expertise and best practice, enhance learning and continue to innovate.

Core values of IRLA members:

  • Demonstrate leadership and professionalism;
  • Earn stakeholder trust and respect through ethical and best practice;
  • Promote innovation for the benefit of the market;
  • Develop sector skills and expertise through continued education and professional development;
  • Promote inclusion and diversity.

Click here to see a video of the IRLA directors talking about why they joined IRLA

IRLA information briefings and training

Through IRLA’s well-established Academy programme, members benefit from contemporaneous detail directly from leading speakers and market influencers globally.

IRLA members also receive regular e-newsletters and e-circulars to help keep them informed of all sector news.

Continuing Professional Development

IRLA’s Academy practices a high standard of technical and other relevant training providing Continuing Professional Development (CPD) by following a rigorous, independent assessment of our training against acknowledged market CPD Accreditation standards focusing on our:

Transparency – participants can easily identify the potential value and learning objectives

Quality – the training must be delivered to the highest possible standards.

Professional development – the programme must deliver tangible benefits to our membership in relation to their professional development.

These courses may also contribute to accountants, lawyers and other professions Continuing Professional Development requirements. For full details of the different CPD requirements click the button below.

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Market News

IRLA marked the return of the annual insurance rendezvous in Monte Carlo with a capacity attendance for their early morning panel of advisers and acquirers talking about how the market is Delivering Legacy Solutions to Live Insurers. Please click...... MORE
A hole in one!
Gary Crowley of Compre, got a hole in one on the third hole.  Traditionally, this player would buy a round of drinks, however, Gary has donated £150 instead to IRLAs 2022 charity the NAS (National Autistic Society). Thank you...... MORE
IRLA Golf day result
Davies First Team – again. Pictured is left to right – Andy Gregory, Steve Goate being presented with the Dave Scasbrook Memorial Cup, (sponsored by Swiss Re) by Josh Scasbrook, along with Doug Barker and Danny Grainger. Congratulations go to...... MORE

Online Courses – On Demand

IRLA Academy training course – Long-Tail claims round-up
OVERVIEW This seminar will provide an update on long tail conditions and emerging areas of potential liability in the claims arena covering recent developments in asbestos litigation, abuse claims, how silicosis could be an emerging legacy risk and the......More
IRLA Academy training course – Advances in Strategic Risk Management
OVERVIEW All legacy companies are aware of the aims of The Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) to strengthen market integrity by creating clear accountabilities and standards for individual behaviour; SM&CR requires firms to be clear on individual responsibilities......More
IRLA Academy training course – Insurance Regulation Explained
OVERVIEW A course for re/insurance and legacy professionals interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the regulatory landscape for run-off firms. TARGET AUDIENCE Suitable for any delegate that needs or wishes to understand the key regulatory drivers, emerging risks......More
IRLA Academy training course – Insurance Corporate Management
OVERVIEW All UK legacy companies are aware of the aims of The Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) to strengthen market integrity by creating clear accountabilities and standards for individual behaviour; SM&CR requires firms to be clear on individual......More
IRLA Academy workshop – Professional writing skills
OVERVIEW An in depth and pacey course that, along with supporting papers, will provide delegates with a wide ranging and clarifying walk through the use of professional language in the business world. TARGET AUDIENCE All professional roles require a......More
IRLA Academy workshop – Insurance run-off accounts explained
OVERVIEW A course for non-accountants and non-insurance accountants alike, from introductory to intermediate level, aiming to explain the key features in insurance run-off accounts. TARGET AUDIENCE This session is suitable for those who work in accounts, finance, M&A, commutations,......More

Events & Training

Events - registration open

IRLA LinknLearn – Re/insurance Legacy Financing Solutions
Overview An introductory workshop providing delegates with information on the financing solutions available to the re/insurance legacy market, how these are structured & documented, and how they can add value for acquirers. The aim of the session is to......More
IRLA Asia – International Panel Presentation – Development and Management of In-Force Business
About the Event In collaboration with the Singapore Insurance Institute, this presentation will discuss some of the tools available to re/insurers to proactively manage and /or exit in-force and legacy portfolios, allowing businesses to truly focus on the future.......More
IRLA Annual Members Dinner – 08 November 2022 SOLD OUT
Members are invited to join us for our annual dinner. Tables of 10 diners will enjoy reception drinks on arrival, a four course meal, followed by coffee and petit fours. Reception drinks 18:30 – 19:30. Food service starts at......More
The AGM will be on teams. More details will be provided in due course...More
IRLA Members Quiz – 19 January 2023
Following the success of this year’s quiz, we will be returning to the Leonardo Royal London City hotel on 19 January 2023. To register your interest, contact us on the attached link. Only payment will retain your order. If......More
IRLA Members Crazy Golf – 14 March 2023
Teams of (up to) 4 are invited to join us for another fun evening of Crazy Golf. Contact us using the link attached to register your interest. Only payment will retain your order. If payment is not received within......More
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Why Join?

Market representation
...and promotion of the interests of legacy professionals to other sector bodies, government and regulators.
Helping insurance and reinsurance legacy professionals
Networking - sharing expertise and best practice - enhancing learning and innovating.
IRLA Academy
CPD accredited technical insurance and reinsurance briefings and workshops.
IRLA Young Professionals Group (YPG)
For those under 35 or new to and working in the (re)insurance legacy sector.
Industry Events
Annual members’ dinner & industry awards – annual congress – social events and networking opportunities.

Membership Categories

Full Member (Corporate)  £2,275 incl’ VAT

Can register for benefits an unlimited number of employees
Once registered employees can –

  • request free memberships of the Young Professionals Group (YPG)
  • have access to around 12 hours free CPD training in the membership year
  • attend, at no extra cost, all open social events during the membership year
  • obtain discounts for attendance at paying professional training courses arranged by IRLA
  • obtain discounts for attendance at paying social team events
  • put themselves forward for a working party or sub-committee
  • can be nominated to sit on the Board of Directors
  • vote on all and any proposed changes to the Association M&As

Associate (UK or Overseas) membership £685 incl’ VAT

Can register up to 9 staff for the following  –

  • free memberships of the IRLA Young Professionals Group (YPG)
  • have access to around 6 hours free CPD training (video briefings)  in the membership year
  • attend, at no extra cost, all open social events during the membership year
  • all professional training arranged by IRLA will attract a discount for the registered members
  • all paying social team events will attract a discount for the registered members
  • put themselves forward for a working party or sub-committee

Sole Trader £255 incl’ VAT

For sole traders or individuals operating as consultants


These will be considered on an individual basis by the Board.


 Platinum Membership

Please call Leslie-Ann Giovnilli 0203 026 3336 or email for more information.

Contact us

The Secretariat and Events service is provided by AMS (Outsourcing) Services Ltd

The office is manned Monday - Thursday, 08:00 - 18:00: 08.00 until 16.00 during July-August, and closed for two weeks at Xmas. You can be in direct contact with a team member via any of the following methods:

Telephone: +44 (0) 203 026 3336 /

Financial enquiries: Thomas Steed via


Membership: Doug Jordan via

Development (personal & corporate):

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