Weightmans LLP, a top 45 national law firm, aims to cement its position in the market as a national insurance player as it joins the Association of British Insurers (ABI).
As an associate member of the insurers’ group, Weightmans will benefit from various services including access to the full range of ABI statistics, industry updates, thought leadership work, networking opportunities and reduced rates for ABI events.
"I am very pleased to welcome Weightmans as our latest associate member. This will enable them to further develop their already strong links with the industry,” said ABI Director General Huw Evans.
Evans noted that the law firm is one of the sponsors of the ABI’s Future Leaders programme for 2016 which aims to develop up-and-coming senior industry leaders.
“We look forward to further strengthening our working relationship,” Evans said.
ABI provides consumers with general information on insurance and savings products and services, promoting best practice, transparency and high standards within the industry.
Kieran Jones, Weightmans head of insurance, said the law firm is eyeing more projects with ABI in the future to uphold their longstanding relationship.
"We are delighted to become an associate member of the ABI. Weightmans are known as a national insurance player, and this membership substantiates our position in the market, as a firm that provides full insurance services to the insurance market.”
Weightmans provides a wide range of legal services to insurers, operating offices in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Glasgow, Leicester and Dartford.
The firm covers a wide range of claims including directors and officers, medical malpractice, marine, personal injury, political risk and terrorism, professional risks, property damage and business interruption, regulatory and reinsurance.