BLM strengthens healthcare team with new appointment

14 Apr 2016

The UK and Ireland’s leading insurance and risk law firm, BLM has announced the appointment of Matthew Trinder as partner.

Matthew joins BLM’s specialist healthcare team from Bevan Brittan LLP where he was a partner in the firm’s London clinical risk team. He has vast experience in defendant clinical negligence litigation for the NHSLA, a large number of NHS Trusts, the UK’s largest independent provider of clinical laboratory diagnostics services, individual doctors and private medical malpractice insurers including the likes of Marketform, ACE (Chubb) and Avant.

Commenting on the announcement, BLM partner Vicki Swanton, who leads NHSLA customer relationships at the firm, said: "We are thrilled to have Matthew on board with us. His experience working with some of the leading healthcare organisations and insurers makes him the perfect addition to our team. That, together with his expertise in a wide range of clinical negligence claims, helps to reinforce our leading position in the healthcare market."

BLM senior partner Mike Brown, added: "It is the healthcare team’s breadth of expertise across a diverse range of services that continually attracts customers to the firm. Meeting the legal needs of medical defence organisations, insurers, care homes, corporate customers and a variety of healthcare professionals is a key focus for the team. With Matthew’s appointment we have added yet another specialist to the team that will no doubt help to secure successful outcomes for our customers."

Alongside his impressive track record to date, Matthew has been ranked as a leading individual by Chambers, Legal 500 and Thomson-Reuters ‘Super-lawyers’.

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