Leading insurance risk and commercial law specialist BLM has celebrated the promotion of 16 new partners, at the start of its 2018/19 financial year across five of its business streams, including Claims Solutions, Large Loss & technical, Specialty & Financial Lines, Healthcare and Northern Ireland.
The firm has also announced the promotion of a further 24 associates across BLM, including two within the positive change programme focussing on business improvement. These promotions include lawyers across five of BLM’s business streams, in Claims Solutions, Large Loss & Technical, Speciality & Financial Lines as well as Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Matthew Harrington, Senior Partner at BLM, said: “This is excellent news to kick-off the financial year. The identification and nurturing of people at all levels is fundamental to what we do as a business.
“In making these appointments we are looking ahead to what the shape of the firm will be and this round of promotions demonstrates our commitment to talent management and succession planning. Our new partners have the commercial acumen and drive to work effectively with our client base and take the business forward by helping to inspire and develop our next generation of lawyers and future leaders.”
Matthew concluded by saying: “The firm is changing, year on year, and these promotions reflect that. I congratulate our new partners and the teams with whom they work who will rightly celebrate their success, and look forward to seeing them bring their skills to bear and positively shape our future.”