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Press Article: The Standard Club appoints new Legal Director

17 April 2019

The Standard Club has appointed Jamie Wallace to the role of Legal Director.

The role will manage the key legal functions for the organisation, including supervising the handling of Defence Class claims, promoting the club’s policies on legal issues and managing the implementation of key processes

Jamie brings to the role 17 years’ legal experience, principally in the maritime sector. Previously a Partner at Bentleys, Stokes and Lowless, Jamie’s experience involves advising owners, charterers and cargo interests in global jurisdictions on a variety of issues, including market collapses and cargo claims. While at Bentleys, Jamie was also responsible for the development of the organisation’s P&I business.

Sam Kendall-Marsden, Director of Claims at The Standard Club, said:
'We’re thrilled to have Jamie join the team. He brings with him a wealth of experience in the P&I sector that will only enhance the services we provide to members. Our ongoing commitment to delivering the highest standards of service, backed by a team who are true experts, is underlined by his appointment.'

Commenting on his new appointment, Jamie Wallace said: 'I’m very excited to join The Standard Club’s team. I’m very familiar with the organisation’s high standards and the requirements of the club’s members and look forward to adding real value to the claims team.'