Walsh was a solicitor in Pinsents' insurance and reinsurance group and spent time as a secondee at Benfield, as well as acting on its acquisition of EW Blanch in May 2001. Walsh confirmed that the company is formulising a panel for error and omissions work, which will be rationalised within approximately a month. Pinsents currently acts as insurance adviser. The company also uses Debevoise & Plimpton and Dorsey & Whitney for US advice.
Cobbetts has won a tender against nine other firms for a near-exclusive partnership arrangement with Salford Council The firm will effectively become an extension of the council’s in-house legal team.The other firms involved in the tender were not disclosed by the council. But Cobbetts partner Tony Fitzmaurice said that the 10 firms were mainly from […]