Press Release: UK P&I announce promotions within UK Claims team

The UK P&I Club has promoted Senior Claims Director Jeff Lock to the newly created role of Global Technical Claims Director and Senior Claims Executive Adam Russ to Senior Claims Director.

Jeff Lock joined UK P&I Club in 2011, having spent 11 years working as a solicitor within a major London maritime law firm. As well as being a qualified solicitor, Jeff has 18 years seagoing experience on a wide range of ship types, including oil and petrochemical tankers. Jeff represents the UK Club on International Group (IG) sub-committees for Salvage & Wreck Removal and Pilotage and will continue to support German, UK and Greek Members. As Global Technical Claims Director Jeff will oversee the technical aspects of the Club’s claims service, as well as major casualty response.

Adam Russ is also a qualified solicitor. Adam joined UK P&I in 2012, prior to this he headed up the legal and insurance department of Oldendorff. He also has experience working for another P&I Club. 

Alan Mackinnon, Chief Claims Officer at the UK P&I Club said: “It’s with great pleasure I announce these two important promotions. Both Jeff and Adam have proven to be significant members of UK P&I Club’s team. Their legal background and expertise, as well as their industry experience make them pivotal assets to UK P&I Club and I look forward to continue working with them both. 

Jeff Lock, Global Technical Claims Director said: “Adam and I are very pleased to be taking on our new roles within the claims division of UK P&I. We look forward to continue working with the excellent team in place and to continue working with our Members across Europe.”  

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For further details, please contact:

Carolyn Monchouguy/ Ed Hooper / Helen Cotton

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The UK P&I Club is a leading provider of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community. Established in 1865 the UK P&I Club insures over 235 million tonnes of owned and chartered shipping through its international offices and claims network. ‘A (Stable)’ rated by Standard & Poor’s with free reserves and hybrid capital of $571m the UK P&I Club is renowned for its specialist skills and expertise which ensure ‘best in class’ underwriting, claims handling and loss prevention services.

The UK P&I Club is managed by Thomas Miller, an independent and international insurance, professional and investment services provider.

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Thomas Miller is an independent and international provider of insurance, professional and investment services. 

Founded in 1885, Thomas Miller’s origins are in the provision of management services to mutual organisations, particularly in the international transport and professional indemnity sectors; where today they manage a large percentage of the foremost insurance mutuals. Thomas Miller also manages insurance facilities for all the self-employed barristers in England & Wales, as well as trustees of pension schemes, patent agents and housing associations. 

Principal activities include:

  • Management services for transport and professional indemnity insurance mutuals
  • Investment management for institutions and private clients
  • Professional services including legal services, claims and captive management
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