Nick Pargeter


  • I am Head of Risk and Compliance at BLM
  • I am also the firm's COLP, MLRO and IDO, taking up these appointments in December 2020 after heading the disease practice for many years.
  • I continue to work as a consultant to BLM’s Disease Practice Group.
  • My expertise lies in complex policy coverage issues, the apportionment of disease claims between insurers and strategic and test litigation.
  • I advised the Association of British Insurers (ABI) on the Mesothelioma Claims Handling Guidelines and was also on the Ministry of Justice committee for the Disease and Illness Pre-action Protocol.
  • In 2013 I chaired a working group of leading insurance lawyers advising the ABI on mesothelioma claims and in 2014 I gave evidence as a witness to the Use of Commons Justice Select Committee on legal reforms for mesothelioma claims.
  • I represented Aviva in CDL v Cape Intermediate Holdings Ltd and also acted for the successful defendant in the lead asbestos lung cancer claim – Heneghan v Manchester Dry Dock.
  • I continue to act for the airline industry in aerotoxicity claims.

Contact Details

+44 20 7865 3361


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