DAC Beachcroft expands NI team

DAC Beachcroft has hired a team of five insurance partners in Belfast, significantly increasing the firm’s footprint in Northern Ireland.

Peter Campbell, Fintan Canavan, Alison Cassidy, Paul McAllister and Aine Tyrell have all joined the firm from BLM as partners. he team brings collective experience in advising insurance clients on complex policy indemnity issues, first and third party fraud concerns, clinical negligence, catastrophic and large loss injury claims, motor claims, professional indemnity claims, abuse claims, and construction and property claims.

“Our focus continues to be on strategic growth for the benefit of our insurer and commercial clients,” said Craig Dickson, CEO of DAC Beachcroft’s Claims Solutions. “Adding this team, with its capabilities and reputation as the premium insurance team in the market, will help us continue to deliver on our commitment to providing quality advice and bespoke solutions to our clients.”

DAC Beachcroft launched in Northern Ireland in July 2019 after joining forces with McKinty and Wright.

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