JLT Specialty strengthens Professional Indemnity team


Colin Taylor

Colin Taylor, New Partner within the Professional Indemnity team, JLT Group

JLT Specialty (JLT), the specialist insurance broker and risk consultant, has appointed Colin Taylor as Partner within the Professional Indemnity (PI) team.

Colin has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, and brings with him a wealth of knowledge regarding the professional indemnity and risk management needs of the legal and professional services sector. He joins from Willis Towers Watson where he was Executive Director in their FINEX division focussing on the risk management requirements for larger firms which included the implementation of risk management training programmes for businesses.

Prior to this Colin was Director and Head of Risk Management Services at Prime Professions Ltd, and was shortlisted in 2011 and 2013 for Risk Manager of the Year at the IRM Risk Management awards.

JLT’s Professional Indemnity team specialise in meeting the insurance requirements of businesses including law firms, chartered surveyors, property consultants, to name a few. It is one of the leading brokers for PI Insurance in the legal sector, currently representing over a thousand law firms in England and Wales.

Martin Ellis, Head of UK Professions at JLT Specialty, said: ‘We are thrilled that Colin has joined JLT as he is without question one of the most experienced specialist Professional Indemnity brokers in the UK. He has a deep rooted knowledge of the risk issues faced by professional services firms and will no doubt be a major asset both to our team and our clients.’

Colin Taylor, partner at JLT Specialty, added: ‘The team at JLT is clearly committed to being the best in the industry, and I am looking forward to helping provide innovative solutions to the constantly evolving risk challenges faced by the professional services sector.’

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