Global insurance network expands into Belgium

Date: Monday, April 30th, 2018 by Michaela Hickson.

24 July, 2017  – Global Insurance Law Connect announced today that Lydian, based in Belgium has joined its network. Now with nine member firms covering four continents, GILC looks to serve its clients’ global needs by offering an extensive network of local lawyers with detailed insurance expertise.

Mike Brown, Chairperson of Global Insurance Law Connect, said: “In difficult market conditions, re/insurers, brokers and policyholders want the comfort of knowing that they are dealing with firms that can offer the broadest network with stringent due diligence and rigorous quality control. It gives comfort that they can access the right advisers in the right places in the right way. This is what GILC is designed to deliver.”

Sandra Lodewijckx, Partner at Lydian commented “We are pleased to be joining a network with the breadth and depth of GILC. It allows us to offer our clients access to a wealth of international insurance expertise, and by working collaboratively with other member firms we can deliver local advice combined with international reach. We believe that this model is a very strong proposition for the insurance industry.”


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Notes to editors

Global Insurance Law Connect is a formal alliance of insurance law firms spanning four continents. Founder member firms are Batini Traverso Grasso & Associati (Italy), BLM (UK), Byrd & Associates (France) and Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff PC (USA). Other members are Blanco & Asociados (Spain), Khaitan Legal Associates (India), Santos Bevilaqua Advogados (Brazil) and Advokatfirmaet Riisa & Co (Norway).

Lydian is a full-service, independent Belgian law firm that was founded in 2001, and has grown in just a few years to a fully-fledged, stand-alone business law firm. Counting on or about 80 lawyers to date, Lydian has a very strong reputation in corporate, finance, labor law and litigation. Lydian stands for a strong and highly professional environment with high level legal services. Based on the Anglo-Saxon model, our firm stands out through the efficiency of our service, the pragmatic approach of our lawyers and their true commitment to the task at hand.

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