Matt joined L&C as a senior Underwriter in 2019 after having started his career at Zurich Insurance before going on to work as a legal indemnities broker. A law graduate from Newcastle University with over 6 years of experience in the legal indemnities market, he underwrites a wide range of development risks. Matt structures solutions to enable his clients to overcome a multitude of title and rights of light issues, creating policies which help to facilitate transactions, unlock funding and de-risk sites on both a pre and post planning basis.
With a number of recent revisions to planning policy around Change of Use, developers are weighing up their options for managing risk.
It’s becoming clear that developers are facing more and more barriers to getting new schemes off the ground.