New insurance hire at Mills & Reeve in Leeds

The insurance team in the Leeds office of Mills & Reeve has appointed Giverny Wroe as part of its continued expansion.

Wroe has joined the professional indemnity team as an associate from Plexus Law in Leeds where she was a solicitor.

She will advise on a wide a range of disputes including claims brought against solicitors, barristers, financial institutions, surveyors and construction professionals.

Mills & Reeve partner Neil Howes said: “We are delighted to welcome Giverny to the Leeds office. The professional indemnity team is now a top-tier player in the region and Giverny’s appointment is testament to our continued growth. She is a much welcome addition and will play a major part in our expansion.”

The hire of Wroe follows the recruitment of Jack Bickler and Bart Topps in Leeds.

They joined the corporate and commercial intellectual property teams in the Leeds office of Mills & Reeve earlier this month.

Bickler, who joined from Leeds office of Ward Hadaway, advises on the full spectrum of corporate transactions for public and private companies.

Topps was previously at Walker Morris in Leeds. He advises on intellectual property law, patent litigation, copyright litigation, trade mark litigation and licensing.