About us

BLM is an insurance risk and commercial law firm with both a domestic and international focus. We now work with an increasing number of customers, across more lines of business, in more locations throughout the UK and Ireland as well as across the world, than ever before. Our philosophy is to deliver positive outcomes for our clients and help them make their businesses more successful. Fundamentally we are helping them to reduce the time and money spent on managing risk and resolving disputes, whilst offering a practical, commercial and solutions driven approach to non-contentious business law.

Our transparency of purpose, flexible approach and teamwork has allowed BLM to grow, whilst keeping our customers at the heart of what we do.

We have established a deep-rooted presence in the general insurance sector, the London Market and amongst brokers. We also have a significant presence among corporate businesses many of whom are multi-national, the public sector and the health and care industry.

BLM is widely recognised in customer surveys and legal directories as a firm with “its finger on the pulse of the market” and as a “technical powerhouse”.

OUR VISION
To be an agile and creative law business in our chosen markets of insurance and commerce

OUR PROMISE
We provide solutions that are clear and concise; deliver a service that is consistent and reliable; and build connected relationships that are strong and enduring

OUR VALUES
Teamwork - We are in it together to support, implement and achieve
Courage - We have the strength to challenge the conventional, be confident in our actions and inspire along the way
Focus - We ensure clarity of purpose, total commitment, delivering a positive impact

What the legal directories say

Chambers & Partners 2020

"BLM is an ambitious business and seen as one of the largest and most expert suppliers to the UK legal insurance market."

"The firm has made considerable progress through key strategic appointments and hires, growth of its international offering and operational improvements through investments in areas such as data analytics and technology."

"Outstanding personal injury practice."

"BLM is an outwardly approachable law firm and very responsive."

"The team has a wide range of technical experience and an impressive knowledge of the local marketplace."

"It's a very good team. They're well prepared and organised, and are particularly good at client care and management."

Legal 500 2020

"The team has a wide spread of talent and is able to accommodate a major case load without any compromise of quality."

"BLM remains a top-tier firm."

"The BLM team is highly proficient and knowledgeable."

"This firm stands out from others in its approach - they understand our company's values and philosophies and provide advice that incorporates this."

"Painstaking, thorough, persistent, well-respected firm."

"BLM fields a strong team of dedicated practitioners, who are regularly instructed by insurers, manufacturers and corporate clients."

"It is approachable and knowledgeable and has an appreciation of the client's business needs."