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Browne Jacobson secures key Insurance London Consortium panel appointment

22 August 2012

Insurance and public sector specialist law firm Browne Jacobson has been successfully appointed by the Insurance London Consortium (ILC) to handle insurance litigation claims on behalf of a group of seven London Boroughs.

The consortium was set up in order to share best practice, improve risk management, utilise combined purchasing power to achieve cost reduction, improve value by specifying terms of engagement and improve efficiencies through a partnership approach.

Browne Jacobsons 30 strong local authority insurance litigation practice specialises in defendant work and has substantial public sector claims experience, acting for over 60 local authorities.

The team, which is further supported by 140 lawyers in the wider insurance practice, is nationally recognised for its expertise and rated by legal directory Chambers as leaders in its field for both its insurance and public sector practice.

Browne Jacobson partner David Maggs, who has more than 20 years experience of defending local authorities in all types of insurance litigation claims, said:

"We are delighted with this high profile appointment. We have considerable experience in managing claims on behalf of our public sector defendant clients. This appointment is a real testament to our public and insurance sector expertise. As well as enhancing our national reputation it also highlights our credentials in delivering quality and value for money to clients in this sector."

The appointment will add to the firms impressive and growing list of public sector clients which include over 150 local authorities and a number of the consortia established by local authorities to commission legal services, including the London Boroughs Legal Alliance, West Yorkshire Council Legal Panel and East Midlands Law Share.

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