CMS strengthens insurance team with partner hire in London

International law firm CMS has announced the appointment of marine insurance and shipping lawyer David McKie as a partner in its Insurance and Reinsurance Group, based in the firm’s London office. He joins from Kennedys, where he was a partner.

Ed Foss, Head of the Insurance and Reinsurance Group at CMS UK, said that “David’s expert knowledge of the shipping industry will further strengthen our market leading insurance practice and enable us to expand our international marine offering. We are pleased to welcome David to the firm.”

David McKie said that he was “delighted to be joining CMS. With its global reach and industry credibility, the firm offers an ideal platform for the growth and development of our marine practice. I look forward to working closely with the teams, both in London and internationally, to help broaden the firm’s insurance offering and deliver the best value for our clients.”