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DWF continues growth of insurance sector with key partner appointment

By September 29, 2020 No Comments

DWF, the global legal business, has appointed Kiran Soar, as Partner, to its London Market and Global Risk practice.

Kiran Soar has joined DWF’s London office as a Partner, having previously been Global Head of Insurance at Ince. Kiran specialises in insurance coverage and subrogation work and his expertise see him advise clients on both contentious and non-contentious insurance and reinsurance matters for clients based in the London market, the United States, Bermuda and Europe across a variety of industries.

His primary focus is on property and liability insurance, reinsurance and specialty lines including contingency, bloodstock, accident and health and jeweller’s block/specie.

David Abbott, Head of the London Markets and Global Risk Group at DWF, said, “Kiran is a very welcome addition to DWF’s global Insurance practice and he brings with him a wealth of experience. His recognised expertise in complex insurance and reinsurance disputes both in the UK and internationally will further enhance our growing London Market offering as well as our division’s proposition in strategically important areas for us.”

Kiran Soar also commented, “I am delighted to be joining DWF and to be part of the London Markets and Global Risk Group. The Group is going from strength to strength with the quality of work it is able to attract in its key markets and it is an exciting time to join. I look forward to working with my new colleagues and welcoming clients to DWF”.

Kiran’s appointment comes following the recent additions to the Insurance sector of clinical negligence and healthcare expert, Vicki Swanton, as Partner and Nicola Critchley as Partner within DWF’s Insurance Division and DWF Costs (part of the Connected Services division).

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