Top-45 national law firm Weightmans LLP has expanded its large-loss and technical claims insurance division in London with the recruitment of new partner Seva Singh.

Previously with DAC Beachcroft, Seva specialises in high-value personal injury litigation handling all types of claims including motor, employers’ liability, public liability, occupiers’ liability and insurance contract law.

Kieran Jones, head of insurance at Weightmans LLP said: ‘Seva is a great addition to our growing insurance team in London and brings additional expertise litigation capabilities. We are delighted to have him on board.’

Seva’s specialist areas of interest include maximum-severity brain injury cases and in particular, cases involving issues of capacity. He has also handled a range of work involving insurance contract and indemnity disputes.

Seva said: ‘I am excited to join Weightmans, a progressive law firm with a leading reputation in insurance.

‘Weightmans is already making a tremendous impact - not only in the London market but nationally too - and I very much look forward to being part of the team, meeting the challenges that our clients face.’