Tel: 00 44 (0) 7770 277598
Hugh’s focus in practice is M&A corporate activity and investment in the London insurance/reinsurance. The M& A activity is combined with specialized knowledge of commercial and regulatory arrangements in the London insurance market, both at Lloyd’s and in the company market, for UK and overseas underwriters, brokers and agencies.
Hugh holds three non-executive directorships in the market place, spanning two insurers and one reinsurance broker and chairs various committees including audit and risk. This hands on experience enables Hugh to give practical and commercial advice.
Hugh is graduate of Cambridge University.
Principal, CityNet Law and Legal Consultant
Experienced Corporate Insurance Solicitor (Roll No: 127612)
Career History 2006 – Present
Est. independent legal practice-recognised sole practitioner
(CityNet Law is regulated by the SRA with No 442613)
2007 – Present Consultancies/ Relationships with Firms in London and Paris 1996 – 2006 Eversheds – Equity Partner (the insurance division of Waltons & Morse merged with Eversheds in 1996) 1987 – 1996 Waltons & Morse – (Partner, Equity from 1989) 1986 – 1987 Lloyd’s of London (9 month secondment) 1983 – 1987 Waltons & Morse (Assistant) 1983 Admitted as a Solicitor 1981 – 1983 Trained at Allen & Overy
Non-executive Directorships – FSA Personal Reference HHB 01002
13/02/2007 to date CF2 Pool Reinsurance (Nuclear) Limited 14/04/2009 to date CF2 Market Insurance Brokers Limited (MIB) 12/05/2010 to date CF2 Advent Underwriting Limited (Synd 780) 1987-2010 CF1 Malayan Insurance Company (UK) Limited
2006-2009 Trust International Insurance and Reinsurance Co, Bahrain
2006-2010 Risk and Audit Committees for Trust Bahrain and currently Advent 2009-date Risk and Nom and Rem Committee for MIB 1993-1996 Member of the committee to form LMA (previously Lloyd’s Corporate Capital Association) 2002-2010 Governor of Inner London Voluntary Aided Primary School, Chairman of Governors for 2 years
Education 1977 – 1980 St Catharine’s College, Cambridge University