Primary Group appoints BLG partner as new legal chief

Insurance distribution company Primary Group has appointed Barlow Lyde & Gilbert partner David Arthur as Group Corporate Counsel.

A partner in BLG’s professional liability and commercial litigation team, Arthur joins Primary Group after 24 years at the firm – 20 of those as a partner. His experience includes acting for large accountants and insurance firms in litigation including the BCCI and Barings cases.

Primary Group is headquartered in Bermuda and has broking and underwriting capabilities. Chief executive officer Mike King said Arthur’s appointment would help the group deliver to its customers and support the quality of contracting throughout the company.