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DWF boosts growing Insurance sector with key partner appointment

01 September 2020
DWF, the global legal business, has appointed John Eastlake, as Partner, to its growing Professional Indemnity & Commercial Insurance practice.

John Eastlake has joined DWF's Bristol office as a Partner, having previously been a Partner at Clyde & Co and Kennedys. John specialises in professional liability and has extensive experience acting on claims against accountants, lawyers, brokers and construction professionals as well as advising on risk and policy coverage. 

John is highly respected in his field, having been recognised by The Legal 500 and Chambers Directories for Professional Negligence, often highlighting his commercial approach, as well as for his Directors and Officers Liability Insurance expertise. 

Simon Mason, Executive Partner for DWF in Bristol, said, "I am delighted to welcome John to DWF. His experience and reputation adds further strength to our growing, innovative Professional Indemnity & Commercial Insurance practice in Bristol and overall". 

John Eastlake also commented, "I am very excited to be joining DWF at this time of global change and to be able to offer my clients greater efficiencies and true innovation in the delivery of legal services".

John's appointment comes following the recent additions to the Insurance sector of Kiran Soar, Ian Welland and Vicki Swanton as Partners within the Professional Indemnity & Commercial Insurance practice. 

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