Jennette Newman


London FOIL

Jennette joined Clyde & Co in May 2018. Prior to this she was the head of the London office and the head of the Lloyd’s and London market sector for BLM. She has over 20 years legal experience in casualty and motor claims, defence litigation, policy advice and advisory support arising out of a broad range of circumstances, industry sectors, policyholders and risk carriers.

Jennette was appointed chair of London FOIL in November 2018.

As well as overseeing the service delivery to many major insurers and corporates during her career, she has specialised in dealing with complex and multiparty bodily injury litigation for insurers, reinsurers and risk carriers together with health and safety regulatory investigations and prosecutions against local authorities, housing associations, construction companies, retailers, leisure services providers, the care sector and other corporate bodies including with the directors.

She is listed in Legal 500 and Chambers directories, with clients noting she “goes above and beyond to deal with her client’s issues in accordance with their wishes” (Chambers 2017).