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    Aon hires Edward Smerdon of Sedgwick

    January 11, 2018 As Sedgwick prepares for the closure of the firm, current London office head Edward Smerdon has accepted a new role at Aon. Upon joining Aon, he will serve as head of legal and technical matters. Smerdon has been with…

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    Clydes hires 12-strong team in Miami

    January 9, 2018 Clyde & Co has expanded in Miami through the hire of an insurance team from Hinshaw & Culbertson. The team includes a total of 12 lawyers and two support staff, and is led by Sina Bahadoran and Eric Hiller. The Miami…

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    DAC hires seven from Sedgwick in London

    December 8, 2017 As US firm Sedgwick is slated for closure, DAC Beachcroft has brought on seven of the firm’s lawyers in London. The team includes insurance partners Mark Kendall and Duncan Strachan, plus four additional lawyers and…

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    Clyde & Co in talks with potential Sedgwick hires

    December 7, 2017 Clyde & Co is reportedly in talks with a number of potential hires from Sedgwick, which is slated to close early in 2018. The hires would help Clyde to increase its presence in the US. Although Clyde & Co has not…

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    RPC hires two insurance partners from Sedgwick

    November 27, 2017 In the wake of Sedgwick’s decision to close the firm early next year, RPC has hired two partners from the US firm. The duo, which includes Naomi Vary and Karen Morrish will join RPC’s insurance practice in its London…

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    Sedgwick to close firm following partner exits

    November 24, 2017 US-based Sedgwick is slated to close the firm next year, following a string of partner departures over the past year. The closure will affect six London-based partners out of a total of more than 80 partners. Over the…

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    Kennedys hires six from New York office of Sedgwick

    September 7, 2017 Kennedys has hired a team from the New York office of Sedgwick. The team includes Sedgwick New York managing partner John Blancett, who has served in the role for the past nine months. Sedgwick is joined by Matthew…

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    Sedgwick cancels summer program in two offices

    June 30, 2014 Sedgwick has announced that it has cancelled its summer associate programs in two US offices. The San Francisco and Los Angeles offices have stopped interviewing hopefuls, suggesting in a statement that their current…

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