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63 TEMPLE ROW, BIRMINGHAM, B2 5LS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 643 8777
Fax:
Fax 0121 643 4909
DX:
13077 BIRMINGHAM 1
Web:
www.blmlaw.com
Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Derry, Dublin and 8 more

Lucy Tolond

Tel:
Work 0121 634 6669
Email:
BLM

Work Department

Professional indemnity.

Position

Lucy is a partner in the professional indemnity team in BLM. Lucy acts on behalf of a wide range of professionals, but has particular expertise in dealing with claims against accountants, solicitors, financial advisers and insurance brokers. She frequently acts on behalf of financial advisers facing claims for mis-selling from large numbers of former clients and has provided training to IFA networks on emerging risks in the financial services sector. She also deals with claims against emerging professions, including insolvency practitioners, IT professionals, and compliance consultants: she acted on behalf of the third party FSA compliance consultant in (1) Stokors SA (2) Lucien Selce (3) Phoenicia Asset Management (Holding) SAL v IG Markets Limited, Third Party: Craigcrook Management Services Limited; Commercial Court Action 2010 Folio 1331, a claim brought by IG Markets Limited arising out of the collapse of a Scottish-based broker. Following a five-week trial in the commercial court, the claim was successfully defended. Lucy also regularly advises on policy cover, policy avoidance and fraud, and provides training to insurers on policy issues and interpretation of policy wordings.

Career

Trained BLM 2005; qualified into the professional indemnity team 2007. After a period spent at Pinsent Masons’ insurance team, gaining experience in non-contentious insurance matters and insurance regulation, Lucy returned to BLM’s professional indemnity team in 2009.

Member

BPS Birmingham Leaders; Birmingham Law Society.

Education

Worksop College, Nottinghamshire; University of Newcastle (1999 BA (Hons) English Literature); The College of Law, York; Post-Graduate Diploma in Law (1999 Distinction); Legal Practice Course (2004 Distinction).

Leisure

British Military fitness, running, ‚Äėmuddy‚Äô racing, and boxing.


West Midlands: Insurance

Professional negligence

Within: Next generation lawyers

Lucy Tolond - BLM

Within: Professional negligence

BLM is 'a strong firm in this region' with 'an established following' and 'proven expertise' in this field. Julian Smart  leads the team, and is 'pragmatic' , 'commercial' and 'has a very deep understanding of the sector'. He has extensive experience representing professional indemnity insurers in defending negligence claims against accountants, financial advisers, brokers, surveyors, architects and engineers. Lucy Tolond  has 'the understanding and range of expertise, crossing multiple different disciplines, necessary to answer the most complicated questions'. She focuses on claims against accountants, financial advisers, insolvency practitioners and insurance intermediaries.

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