LONDON, 2 May 2023 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, announced the launch of its UK legal services offerings to deliver a step-change in the provision of claims services to national insurance and corporate markets. The new practice will focus on first party property claims and recoveries, with plans to expand into casualty, motor and other specialist lines.
Sedgwick Legal Services Limited will be led by partners John Hinton and Paul Squires. Both are seasoned litigators who have long served as trusted advisers to clients in the insurance sector. They bring to Sedgwick nearly 35 years of combined experience.
“We are delighted to welcome John and Paul to Sedgwick and look forward to delivering truly end-to-end recovery solutions to the UK market. Both will be actively involved throughout the claim lifecycle - from first notification of loss through to litigation,” said Paul White, Sedgwick CEO in the UK. “The addition of legal services to our robust claims-handling offerings will mean we can provide more efficient and cost-effective solutions for our clients and their customers. Bringing this specialty in-house considerably enhances our recovery proposition for property claims.”
“We have a clear vision of how to deliver improved results against the traditional legal services model,” said partner John Hinton. “Our team of lawyers and paralegals are able to leverage Sedgwick’s wider claims management expertise and digital capability to provide a high-quality, consistent and simpler service for our clients.”
Sedgwick Legal Services Limited is a separate entity within Sedgwick, authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).