The underwriting team is led by Rocco Pirozzolo, a seasoned underwriter and solicitor who has been with the group since 2014.
Rocco is a hugely experienced underwriter of complex litigation risks, having spent over two decades developing legal expenses insurance business for a number of businesses. Until 2016, Rocco was a director in the investment team of Harbour Litigation Funding.
Rocco is one of the leading figures in the dispute resolution community. Since 2003, he has served on the forums and committees of the Civil Justice Council, a statutory body responsible for overseeing and modernising the civil justice system. He has also been the Chair of The Association of British Insurers’ Legal Expenses Committee.
Rocco is the general editor of The Law Society’s Litigation Funding Handbook and the author of several of its chapters, including that on ATE insurance. He is the co-author of the chapter on legal expenses insurance in the practitioners’ textbook Friston on Costs.
Rocco underpins the team, and his relationships with our insurance carriers are second to none.