DWF appoints senior insurance litigation Lynne Macfarlane as director

Global legal business DWF has announced the appointment of senior insurance litigator Lynne Macfarlane as a director in its Scottish insurance practice.

DWF appoints senior insurance litigation Lynne Macfarlane as director

Lynne Macfarlane

Ms Macfarlane joins DWF’s insurance team from Clyde and Co, where she has spent the entire 20 years of her legal career. She has extensive experience in defending leading insurers against employers’ liability, public liability, catastrophic injury, road traffic accidents, product liability and regulatory claims.

She is also a solicitor advocate, with rights of audience in the supreme courts, regularly appearing at pre-trial meetings and preparing written pleadings.

Andrew Lothian, DWF’s head of general insurance in Scotland, said: “We are delighted to welcome Lynne to the insurance practice in Scotland. She is a senior and experienced insurance litigator who will add substantial breadth to our insurance legal services provision, for the benefit of insurer clients both in Scotland and further afield.”

Ms Macfarlane said: “DWF has an enviable reputation as a leading legal provider to insurers, not only for complex and casualty work but also for its approach to providing an award-winning analytical and technology-led service. I am really looking forward to being a part of the future success of the insurance practice in Scotland.”

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