Mr. Davenport will be responsible for providing legal advice to Liberty’s business leaders throughout the UK and Europe
Liberty International Underwriters Europe (LIU Europe), a division of Liberty Mutual Group, has appointed Nigel Davenport to the newly created position of European chief counsel.
Based in LIU Europe’s London office, Mr. Davenport will be responsible for providing legal advice to Liberty’s business leaders throughout the UK and Europe. As a qualified solicitor, he joins from First Title Insurance where he was deputy general counsel, and prior to that, spent 10 years with Eversheds as a senior lawyer, advising insurers and intermediaries in London and European markets.
Commenting on the appointment, Sean Rocks, chief executive of LIU Europe, said: “This is a new role for us and reflects the growing development of our business here in the UK and Europe and the need to have our own legal resource. Nigel Davenport will be a key member of our senior management team and, with his expertise and experience in insurance law, will be a great asset in the continued growth of our business.”
LIU Europe is a trading name of Liberty Mutual Insurance Europe Limited and its European branches.