DWF, a global provider of integrated legal and business services, has announced the addition of Andrew Symons to the London Global Risks team as an insurance partner.
Well established in the re/insurance markets, Symons has over 30 years of experience advising clients on dispute resolution and case law in dispute resolution, litigation and arbitration.
Mainly focusing on financial lines insurance claims and reinsurance, Symons’ work includes representing insurers in professional indemnity and management liability, and more specialized areas of warranty and indemnity and cyber; and reinsurance, advising clients on coverage and disputes.
David Abbott, Senior Partner in DWF’s Insurance Services business and Head of Global Risks said: “Andrew is an outstanding and respected lawyer in the insurance industry, and we are delighted to have him join our team.
His experience will be a great asset as we continue to grow our Global Risks team and international insurance and reinsurance practice, which has seen a number of new hires, particularly in Dubai, this year.
He joins DWF after 11 years at DLA Piper. He is the newest Partner at DLA Piper UK, where he specializes in lines of financial claims (PI, management liability, W&I and cyber), and all types of reinsurance.
Prior to this, he spent over 17 years at the international law firm CMS Cameron McKenna.
Symons commented: “Over the last few years DWF has made an ambitious investment commitment in its insurance group, and the results of that are evident. This is an exciting opportunity to join an industry leading business and I am delighted to be part of its growth and contribute to its global insurance platform.