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Solicitors Professional Indemnity

Our Dublin Team

Patrick Howett

Managing Director

Pat has extensive experience in dealing with Solicitors Professional Indemnity Insurance. He has advised firms ranging from the largest to the smallest practice over many years and has been the Assigned Risk Pool Manager for many years and in that capacity he sits at the Professional Indemnity Insurance Committee of the Law Society.

Pat joined JLT Ireland Ltd in 1983. Having served in various different capacities, he was appointed Managing Director in 1995. Previously he worked with PWC for 6 years working in the Audit and tax departments.

He has served as a Council Member of the Insurance Brokers Association for three years when he chaired the Strategic Review Group and Technology Committees.

Telephone : 01 2026050
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Ray O'Higgins

Ray is a Chartered Insurance Broker, responsible for the management of the Corporate Broking Division of JLT Insurance Brokers Ireland Ltd. His main area of expertise lies within the General Broking Sector, where he specialises in large corporate insurance placements and advisory insurance services. He has advised solicitors and other professions on professional indemnity for many years.

Telephone : 01 2026015
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Marcus Carey
Account Manager

Marcus started his insurance career in JLT Ireland in 1997. During this time he has been involved in many areas of the business ranging from Personal & Scheme Insurances to Commercial Insurance programmes. Marcus is currently an Account Executive on the Large Business Broker team in the Corporate Division and deals with the management and servicing for broad range of clients, from large indigenous companies to medium enterprises and small businesses.

Marcus holds a Bachelor of Science (Management & Law) Degree from Dublin Institute of Technology and Diploma of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Marcus has considerable experience in Professional Indemnity Insurance and has been heavily involved in arranging Solicitors Professional Indemnity Insurance for several years.

Telephone : 01 2026015
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Gerry Lynch

Gerry is responsible for a diverse portfolio of existing Corporate business together with business development.

Gerry has over 30 years insurance industry experience. Prior to joining JLT in 2011 he was a director of BHP Insurances Ltd for the past 6 years. Prior to that Gerry held senior positions in the commercial insurance divisions of Marsh Ireland and Frank Glennon Limited, where he accumulated a wealth of industry knowledge and experience, particularly in the area of Professional Indemnity Insurance.

Telephone : 01 2026029
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Colin Hehir
Business Development Executive

Colin started his insurance career in 1997 and during this time he has serviced the insurance requirements of a broad range of clients including large indigenous companies, medium enterprises and State/Semi State Bodies.

Colin joined JLT Ireland in 2006 as a Business Development Executive to assist in the development of new opportunities within the insurance market place. Colin has worked on Solicitors Professional Indemnity Insurance for a number of years.
Telephone : 01 2026010
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Our Cork Team

Dan McCarthy
Regional Managing Director

Dan joined JLT in 2005 and has worked over 30 years in the Insurance Industry. He has considerable expertise in the corporate insurance sector having spent almost 15 years as the Branch Manager for Assicurazioni Generali Spa.

Prior to joining JLT he worked as a broker for several years with Willis. He has been responsible for the development of several very successful niche products/schemes both from an underwriting and sales perspective.

Dan is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and holds a BA Degree in Mathematics and Economics from UCC

Telephone : 021 4549555
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John Murphy
Regional Director

John joined JLT in 2006, having worked in the insurance industry since 1995. He has over 15 years experience in dealing with corporate insurance programmes for various sized companies. Prior to joining JLT, John worked with Marsh and Aon where his responsibilities included dealing with large multi-national risks as well as large affinity scheme business.

John is responsible for handling all aspects of insurance programmes for large commercial & corporate clients at JLT Cork. He has considerable experience in working with client’s in varied industries to provide solutions for their insurance requirements and risk exposures.

John has a Diploma in Business Studies from Birmingham City University.

Telephone : 021 4549505
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Denis Magee
Commercial Account Handler

Denis joined JLT in 2004 and has built up considerable knowledge and expertise in Commercial and Corporate Broking in that time.

He is a member of the Insurance Institute and holds a Joint Financial Services Diploma. Denis is currently studying for his ACII qualification.

He has over 7 years industry experience and since 2007 specialises in Professional Indemnity cover solutions for Professions.

Telephone : (021) 4549517
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