Helen Devery

– Head of SHE national practice and Head of broker sector.
– Experienced in the most serious offences of corporate and gross negligence manslaughter.
– Spent 4 years seconded to a global brokers and a highly experienced trainer in liability risk management.


– Works closely with the industry focus groups within BLM.
– One of the pioneers of the benchmarking group that analyses best practice across sectors and work types.


Helen Devery is ‘just outstanding’ – Legal 500, 2016

Helen Devery, who has ‘’In-depth understanding of the needs of the client’’ – Legal 500, 2015


BLM is an insurance risk and commercial law firm with both a domestic and international focus. We now work with an increasing number of customers, across more lines of business, in more locations throughout the UK and Ireland as well as across the world, than ever before. Our philosophy is to deliver positive outcomes for our customers and help them make their businesses more successful. Fundamentally we are helping them to reduce the time and money spent on managing risk and resolving disputes, whilst offering a practical, commercial and solutions driven approach to non-contentious business law.

Our transparency of purpose, flexible approach and teamwork has allowed BLM to grow, whilst keeping our customers at the heart of what we do.

We have established a deep-rooted presence in the general insurance sector, the London Market and amongst brokers. We also have a significant presence among corporate businesses many of whom are multi-national, the public sector and the health and care industry.

BLM is widely recognised in customer surveys and legal directories as a firm with “its finger on the pulse of the market” and as a “technical powerhouse”.

To be an agile and creative law business in our chosen markets of insurance and commerce.

We provide solutions that are clear and concise; deliver a service that is consistent and reliable; and build connected relationships that are strong and enduring.

Teamwork – We are in it together to support, implement and achieve.
Courage – We have the strength to challenge the conventional, be confident in our actions and inspire along the way.
Focus – We ensure clarity of purpose, total commitment, delivering a positive impact.