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Holman Fenwick Willan continues expansion with partner hire

29 May 2012

Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) is delighted to announce the recruitment of James Clibbon, who joins the firm’s London office from Streathers Solicitors.

James, who joins effective 1 June 2012, as a Partner in the firm’s Insurance and Reinsurance practice, specialises in professional practices work. James has spent much of his career acting in professional indemnity matters for clients providing professional services, in particular accountancy firms, for financial institutions, and for corporates in general commercial disputes. Before joining Streathers Solicitors, James was previously with Barlow Lyde & Gilbert’s Professional Indemnity and Commercial Litigation department, leaving them in 2006 after ten years with the firm.

Paul Wordley, Head of HFW’s Insurance and Reinsurance practice commented: “I am very pleased to welcome James to the firm. HFW has a strong reputation in the professional indemnity market, having worked on some significant matters in this sector in recent years, and we see opportunities to continue to grow this area of our practice with the help of James’ experience and existing relationships. We very much look forward to working with him.”

For further information please contact Paul Wordley, Head of Insurance and Reinsurance, on +44 (0)20 7264 8438, or, or Tania Phayre, Marketing Communications Manager, on +44 (0)20 7264 8546 or