Leading insurance and risk specialist, BLM has added two new Partners, Seamus White, and Audrey McGinley, both formerly with insurance defence firms in Dublin, to their growing team which now employs 50 people.
Matthew Harrington, Senior Partner at BLM, commented: “Seamus and Audrey are a significant addition to our Dublin operations and are a direct response to our rapidly expanding client base. Ireland is the head office for many of our clients and our strong reputation, expertise, breadth of experience and commitment to hiring the very best, positions BLM well to meet our clients’ needs. Dublin is now the only BLM office in the EU.”
Seamus, who has over 20 years’ experience in law specialises in defending catastrophic injury cases, fraudulent claims and public liability while Audrey, who qualified in 2008, will work in litigation and dispute resolution, specialising in the area of defence litigation. The firm’s Ireland team specialises in cases dealing with, catastrophic injury, health and safety, employers’ and public liability, motor, product liability, insurance fraud and professional and medical negligence.
Gavin Campbell, head of office in Dublin said, “I’m delighted to welcome both Seamus and Audrey to our Dublin office. Their enormous experience will strengthen our superb team that has a history steeped in defence litigation which allows us assist our clients in containing their litigation spend ensuring the best possible outcome for our clients.”
He continued, “2020 will be an interesting year: a possible change in government, fall out of our neighbour leaving the EU and the opportunities that will arise due to our gateway to the European Union. We continue to invest in our growth and I’m looking forward to the impact that both Seamus and Audrey will have for our team.”