Ince hires new partner and head of insurance

International legal and professional services firm, Ince, has announced the recruitment of Jennette Newman as a new partner and head of insurance in its London office.

Ms Newman has held senior business roles at both Clyde and Co and BLM where she was responsible for operational transformation and modernisation, and sector growth; both in respect of internal business-related strategy and externally in market and client-facing roles.

She is a recognised UK and international casualty lawyer with over 20 years’ experience in claims, defence litigation and coverage, advising insurers, reinsurers, intermediaries, corporates and other risk carriers on all aspects of their claims, investigation process, litigation and alternative dispute resolution. She has a wealth of experience dealing with highly sensitive multi-party, multi-jurisdictional, and high-value and complex claims.

Ms Newman is the immediate past president of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers. She is also chair of the Chartered Insurance Institute’s Professional Standards Committee, NED of the Chartered Insurance Institute, and a Member of The Worshipful Company of Insurers’ Livery Committee. She is also is recognised in the Legal 500 individual Hall of Fame.

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