Rhian Howell, a leading professional negligence lawyer with significant experience dealing with claims against lawyers and construction professionals has joined RPC as professional indemnity partner. Howell joins RPC from Beale & Co’s Bristol office which she led for several years.
She is also experienced in handling disciplinary and regulatory matters on behalf of professionals.
RPC’s global head of insurance, Simon Laird, said: ’We aim to support our clients in the areas where they need to be supported and Rhian’s appointment fits with where we see high client demand. Rhian is extremely well-known and well-respected in the Bristol market and shares RPC’s values around collegiality, collaboration and client service.’
Howell’s arrival follows an active eight months for the firm’s insurance practice with the arrivals of Partners Naomi Vary and Karen Morrish to the London office in January and Carmel Green being made up to partner in Hong Kong in April.