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BLM announces raft of promotions and appointments in Belfast

Insurance risk and commercial law specialist BLM has announced three promotions and two new appointments in its Belfast office.

Published 11 May 2021

Irish sports insurers could face legal challenges following UK court case

Sports insurers across Ireland could face significant legal challenges depending on the outcome of landmark litigation in the UK courts, insurance risk and commercial law firm BLM has warned.

Published 11 February 2021

Four new appointments for BLM in Belfast

BLM's Belfast Office has ushered in the New Year with four hires: Alanna Meeke, Klaudia Liberek, Laura Connor and Sara Brady.

Published 18 January 2021

BLM recognised for promoting equality, diversity and inclusion

Commercial and insurance law specialists BLM, led in Dublin by Olivia Treston and Sinead Connolly, has been recognised for promoting inclusion in its ranks.

Published 15 January 2021

BLM calls for expansion of remote and hybrid hearings to address Covid backlog

There should be an expansion in the use of remote and "hybrid" hearings to avoid the backlog in civil cases growing next year, commercial and insurance risk law specialist BLM has said.

Published 22 December 2020

BLM welcomes decision not to set interim personal injury discount rate

Insurance risk and commercial law specialist firm BLM has welcomed a decision not to set an interim personal injury discount rate pending legislation to introduce a new mechanism for setting the rate.

Published 6 November 2020

BLM promote four across Belfast and Derry offices

Insurance risk and commercial law specialist firm BLM has announced a series of promotions across its Belfast and Derry offices as part of a promotions round across Britain and Ireland.

Published 7 October 2020

BLM appoints John Guerin to head Belfast and Derry offices

Insurance risk and commercial law specialist firm BLM has announced the appointment of John Guerin as head of its Belfast and Derry offices.

Published 28 September 2020

BLM's Belfast office avoids closure as firm launches redundancies consultation

UK law firm BLM is renewing its lease for its Belfast office despite launching a new redundancy consultation and closing two of its other UK offices.

Published 20 August 2020

BLM appoints Seamus White and Audrey McGinley as partners in Dublin

Insurance and risk specialist BLM has announced the appointment of Seamus White and Audrey McGinley as partners in Dublin.

Published 17 February 2020

BLM appoints three new partners in Dublin

Three new partners have joined BLM in Dublin in the firm's largest round of partner promotions since it established its office in the Irish capital in 2012.

Published 17 October 2019

BLM partner urges sporting bodies to take steps to protect against allegations of abuse

Risk and insurance law specialists BLM, with offices in Belfast and Dublin, has warned that sporting bodies are leaving themselves vulnerable to claims of sexual misconduct by not taking the necessary steps to protect against allegations of abuse.

Published 11 September 2019

Mullingar Court hears evidence delivered by video link from the UK for first time

A defendant in an insurance claim has become the first person to deliver evidence by video link to the newly-refurbished Mullingar Court.

Published 25 July 2019

BLM staff help tidy up children's hospice in Newtonabbey

Staff at BLM's Belfast and Derry offices volunteered their time to help tidy up the grounds of the Northern Ireland Children's Hospice in Newtonabbey.

Published 17 June 2019

BLM to expand Dublin office in anticipation of post-Brexit demand

Insurance risk and commercial law specialists BLM has announced plans to recruit 10 more lawyers in Dublin as it anticipates increased demand due to Brexit.

Published 20 March 2019