HF are delighted to appoint Jennette Newman as Partner & Head of London Markets.

With over 25 years of experience in the legal and insurance sector, she is a UK and international casualty lawyer. Her broad experience covers 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 (ADR).

She has a wealth of experience dealing with highly sensitive multi-party, multi-jurisdictional, high-value and complex claims including catastrophic injuries and major incidents and disasters.

Jennette’s leadership skills include a track record of delivering operational transformation, business innovation and the development of successful teams as well as excellence in client service delivery.

She is also a Non Executive Director of the CII and an Alderman of the City of London for Walbrook Ward.

Jennette said, “I’m delighted to be joining the team at HF. Their modern and innovative approach to work and to the delivery of their services to clients is impressive and I’m looking forward to being part of their ongoing success in developing their insurance offering to new clients and markets.”

Ronan McCann, CEO & Managing Partner added, “Jennette is an exciting addition to our team.  Her skills and expertise will help expand our service offering as well as giving us yet another firm foundation for our ambitious growth plans.”