Sparke Helmore announces new insurance hire

Sparke Helmore announces new insurance hire | Insurance Business

Sparke Helmore announces new insurance hire
Leading Australian law firm, Sparke Helmore, has announced the appointment of a new special counsel for their commercial insurance team.

David Howarth will join the company with over twenty years’ experience in the industry and will join the insurance group based in Sydney.

James Johnson, national practice group leader in insurance, said the appointment helps strengthen an already strong team.

“It’s great to have David joining our Commercial Insurance team, bringing along with him his thorough experience in personal injury and public authority litigation as well as with coronial inquests,” Johnson said.

“His expertise makes him a fantastic addition to our growing insurance team and I look forward to working with David in the future.”

Howarth’s appointment follows two other key additions to the insurance team at Sparke Helmore as Kerry Haddock also joined the team while Larissa Mepstead earned a promotion.

Haddock joins as a partner in the state compensation team while Mepstead has been promoted to partner in the CTP and motor claims division.