CMS appoints Tristan Hall in London


Law firm CMS has brought in Tristan Hall as a partner in the firm’s insurance and reinsurance team in London.

Hall arrives from Sedgwick Claims Management Services. Associates Andrew Milne and Luke Gething have also made the move.

With a particular emphasis on financial and professional risks, Hall specialises in advising insurers and their insureds on the management and resolution of complex claims.

He also has significant experience assisting insurers and intermediaries with bespoke insurance product development and wording reviews.

Milne focuses his practice on insurance coverage, particularly directors and officers’ liability and claims involving financial institutions.

Gething has broad professional liability experience, advising on claims against a variety of professionals including insolvency practitioners and independent financial advisers.

Ed Foss Partner and head of insurance and reinsurance at CMS, said: “We are excited that Tristan is joining us. His financial institutions experience dovetails with our well established financial institutions offering led by Simon Garrett.

“Tristan is a highly regarded and talented lawyer and client reaction to his arrival has been extremely positive. We are delighted that he will be joined by Andrew and Luke who will also add significant weight to the practice.”

Commenting on his appointment, Hall said: “I am looking forward to joining the team at CMS alongside Andrew and Luke. The CMS team is highly respected in the market and I hope to use the experience that I’ve gained to further build out the practice.”


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