Purchase will mean JLT's 250-person global aerospace team will be transferred to Gallagher.
Lockton’s Birmingham team has hired Jane Baron as head of office as Richard Barraclough, formerly of Gallagher, joins as head of corporate in Manchester.
The long-running court battle between Ardonagh and Gallagher finally wrapped up on Friday, but a written judgement may take more than three months to arrive.
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The staff poaching case continues as both sides make their case as the trial nears completion.
QCs issue closing statements defending Peter Burton and Nawaf Hasan as staff poaching case moves to conclusion.
Milton has been promoted to the role of head of UK sales and distribution and will seek to grow broker relationships.
John Thompson has held the role, which includes responsibility for Alesco, on an interim basis since last year, replacing Simon Matson.
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Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable urged the organisation to review its relationship with Gallagher last week after racist comments from Simon Matson were brought up in the Gallagher v Ardonagh court case.
The Gallagher vs. Ardonagh trial has borne several highly read stories this week with acquisitions and people moves also catching the interest of Insurance Age readers.
The Liberal Democrat leader has written to Premiership Rugby to draw attention the Gallagher v Ardonagh trial, after Simon Matson's "complicated fat Arab" comments were brought up in court as Gallagher argues they were "taken out of context".
New research by Premium Credit reveals the insurance intermediary market anticipates consumers will use credit more this year when buying insurance.
Gallagher-owned Alesco is pursuing legal action against an Ardonagh group company, Bishopsgate, in relation to the hiring of four former Alesco employees as Gallagher vs. Ardonagh trial continues.
Ardonagh’s CEO denies accusation as he is cross-examined on staff poaching and loan allegations on day 10 of the explosive Gallagher vs. Ardonagh trial.
Purchase has been approved by the European Commission.
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Simon Matson says ‘complicated fat Arab’ slur regrettable but not discriminatory: Gallagher v Ardonagh
Gallagher UK CEO Simon Matson yesterday gave evidence in the dispute between Gallagher and Ardonagh and others, in which Gallagher alleges its staff were unlawfully poached.
The long-rumoured deal was finally announced in January this year.
The legal dispute between Gallagher and Ardonagh continued today, with lawyers for the defendants concluding their opening statements.
Court hears lawyers from both sides outline their arguments on first day of the 12-day long trial.
Gallagher vs Ardonagh: Skeleton argument alleges Simon Matson called former employee a “complicated fat arab” but Gallagher described the defence claims as a “blatant…attempt to distract”.
The departure of a number of employees from Gallagher subsidiary Alesco in 2017, who went on to join an Ardonagh energy division, was “the product of a carefully planned conspiracy”, Gallagher will claim.