Hugh Bohling

Corporate Insurance Solicitor

Hugh Bohling set up CityNet Law in 2006 and is a leading corporate lawyer for the insurance market with over 25 years’ experience. Hugh was previously a partner of a major international law firm.

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
    Overseas Directorship
    2006-2009 Trust International Insurance and Reinsurance Co, Bahrain
    Committee Experience
    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