General insurance

We are the UK and Ireland’s leading risk and insurance law business. Our insurance customers include 15 of the 20 top UK insurers, along with leading brokers, MGAs, loss adjusters and other intermediaries. At any one time, we’re dealing with over 100,000 insurance-related matters and managing in excess of £2 billion in customer reserves. Small wonder that we’re known as a “technical powerhouse” and a firm that “stands out as the best.”

Few can match our breadth and depth of expertise. And our commercial nous and experience is second to none. With dedicated teams to work with insurers, larger policyholders and specific sectors and lines of business, we can ensure that your ethos and philosophy is applied across claims portfolios, regardless of the size and shape of insurance risk.

With day-to-day exposure to emerging commercial requirements, we use the latest business intelligence and MI capability to provide analysis, benchmarking and identify new market trends to support a performance-driven, cost-effective service.

We are connected to the insurance world. We understand the importance of preserving relationships with brokers, MGAs and loss adjusters to deliver the best service to the policyholder. In this way, we are able to enhance your customer retention, support you in winning new business and uphold TCF (Treating Customers Fairly). We also engage at a strategic level with the industry to deliver policy development and horizon scanning along with risk management and knowledge sharing.

Related Expertise: Aviation, Casualty, Catastrophic injury, Costs, Cyber liability, Education, Fraud, Health & safety, Marine, Motor, Occupational disease, Policy development, Product liability & recall, Professional indemnity, Property damage & recovery

Who to contact


Roger Brooks

Roger Brooks

Partner,
Manchester



Michael Brown

Michael Brown

Head of Risk and Compliance,
Liverpool



Jonathan Clay

Jonathan Clay

Partner,
Manchester



Keith Lonsdale

Keith Lonsdale

Partner,
London



Vivienne Williams

Vivienne Williams

Managing partner,
Manchester



Testimonials


They think outside the box and add great value when appointed on any contentious and challenging claims.

Chambers and Partners 2017

BLM is a ‘premier firm that undertakes top-end serious injury work in addition to general personal injury/motor insurance work’ for clients.

Legal 500 2016

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General insurance Team

Philip Adamis

Philip Adamis

Partner,
London


Mark Aitken

Mark Aitken

Partner,
London


Rubina Alam

Rubina Alam

Paralegal,
Manchester


Ross Baker

Ross Baker

Partner,
London


Roger Brooks

Roger Brooks

Partner,
Manchester


Deirdre Brown

Deirdre Brown

Senior Associate,
Manchester


Michael Brown

Michael Brown

Head of Risk and Compliance,
Liverpool


Iain Buchanan

Iain Buchanan

Partner,
Glasgow


Gavin Campbell

Gavin Campbell

Partner and head of office,
Dublin


Peter Campbell

Peter Campbell

Partner,
Belfast


Phillip Carney

Phillip Carney

Partner,
London


Louise Carroll

Louise Carroll

Partner,
London


Sarah Cartlidge

Sarah Cartlidge

Partner,
Manchester


Alison Cassidy

Alison Cassidy

Partner,
Belfast


David Caswell

David Caswell

Partner,
Manchester