Amlin brings in new general counsel

FTSE250 insurance business Amlin has appointed a new general counsel. Robert Robinson joins the insurer from Liberty Syndicate Management, where he was syndicate counsel with responsibility for its property and casualty direct and reinsurance businesses. Before joining Liberty Syndicate Management in 2005, Robinson spent eight years as an equity partner at US insurance specialist Lord Bissell & Brook, where he had been head of the London office from 2000.