We are responsible for the key functions within Allianz Legal Protection

Phil Ruse FCII

Phil Ruse FCII

Head of Legal Protection Sales and Distribution

Phil has worked for Allianz for over 30 years in various roles ranging from technical, sales & marketing through to operations, across both Personal and Commercial Divisions. Prior to his latest role at Allianz Legal Protection, Phil was Head of Operations for Personal Division.
Peter Dobie Ll.B ACII

Peter Dobie Ll.B ACII

Head of Legal Protection Product Portfolio

Peter joined as Underwriting Manager in July 2003. With over 35 years experience in the insurance industry, predominantly within legal expenses, Peter previously worked for Royal Sun Alliance, DAS and Brit. Peter's primary role is to lead and develop the technical team and to further enhance the presence of Allianz Legal Protection as a leading company in the legal expenses insurance market.
David Vine Ainst SMM

David Vine Ainst SMM

Business Development Manager

David Vine joined as Business Development Manager in June 2003. David is responsible for all existing key accounts and new business primarily via the solicitor distribution channel. David's previous roles within Allianz Legal Protection included the sales and marketing responsibilities for ATE and BTE. David has a wide ranging experience across the Allianz business.
Steve Rowley Dip CII

Steve Rowley Dip CII

Business Development Manager

Steve Rowley joined Allianz in 1999 following a successful career at AA Insurance, and joined the management board in Allianz Legal Protection as Business Development Manager in July 2009. Steve is responsible for leading the sales and distribution team in identifying and delivering legal expenses solutions for prospective business partners across our solicitor, financial and intermediary distribution channels.
James Barclay BSc ACII

James Barclay BSc ACII

Legal Protection Claims Manager

James Barclay joined as Claims Manager in April 2010. James was recruited by Allianz in 2002 and has worked in a number of areas of the business, with the vast majority of his time being spent in the claims arena. James' primary responsibility is to lead and manage the legal protection claims teams and work with the other members of the management team to ensure Allianz Legal Protection is the provider of choice in the legal expenses market.
Chris Johnson BA ACMA

Chris Johnson BA ACMA

Legal Protection Finance and Pricing Manager

Chris Johnson joined Allianz in 1997 as an Accounts Assistant for Allianz Legal Protection. Chris has had various roles within the finance arena, and also managed the Allianz Personal MI team for a period of time. Chris returned to Allianz Legal Protection in his current role of Finance Manager in 2011. Chris has overall responsibility for the finance function and works with the management team providing financial support, management information and analysis.

We are responsible for new business and key account relationship management

We develop strong relationships with customers and build customer loyalty.

Phil Ruse FCII

Phil Ruse FCII

Head of Legal Protection Sales and Distribution

Phil has worked for Allianz for over 30 years in various roles ranging from technical, sales & marketing through to operations, across both Personal and Commercial Divisions. Prior to his latest role at Allianz Legal Protection, Phil was Head of Operations for Personal Division.
David Vine AinstSMM

David Vine AinstSMM

Business Development Manager

David Vine joined as Business Development Manager in June 2003. David is responsible for all existing key accounts and new business primarily via the solicitor distribution channel. David's previous roles within Allianz Legal Protection included the sales and marketing responsibilities for ATE and BTE. David has a wide ranging experience across the Allianz business.
Steve Rowley Dip CII

Steve Rowley Dip CII

Business Development Manager

Steve Rowley joined Allianz in 1999 following a successful career at AA Insurance, and joined the management board at Allianz Legal Protection as Business Development Manager in July 2009. Steve is responsible for leading the sales and distribution team in identifying and delivering legal expenses solutions for prospective business partners across our solicitor, financial and intermediary distribution channels.
Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey

Senior Business Developer

Steve Harvey joined Allianz Legal Protection in August 2004 as a Solicitor Relationship Developer, working predominantly in the ATE side of the business. The role broadened out over time to include development of relationships with intermediaries and becoming Senior Business Developer. Steve remains responsible for sourcing new ATE business in both PI and non-PI areas and he also enjoys his role as account manager for existing customers. Steve’s previous extensive experience in the claims department of a major UK insurer has helped in understanding the market and the value of negotiation in the commercial arena.
Tony Dyas

Tony Dyas

Senior Business Developer

Tony Dyas moved into his current role in October 2014 and is mainly responsible for managing key accounts and new business primarily in the solicitor distribution channel. Tony joined Allianz Legal Protection in October 1988 and his previous role from 2003 to 2014 was as a Senior Underwriter for our after the event business. Before that his career with Allianz Legal Protection was spent in underwriting and claims positions.
Mike Wildy

Mike Wildy

Senior Business Developer

Mike Wildy joined Allianz Legal Protection in November 2008 as part of the Technical team. Prior to moving into his current role Mike was the lead Underwriting resource focusing on new business, and portfolio management across both before and after the event portfolios. Before joining Allianz Mike worked for a specialist run-off management company concentrating on commutation, due diligence and audit within the global reinsurance market. Mike has extensive experience of developing and delivering innovative propositions to personal and commercial clients.

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We have had the good fortune to work closely with Allianz Legal Protection since 2003. During that time we have been consistently impressed with their 'can do' approach and their commitment to their customers.

Mark Lee
Partner, Head of Travel Law
Penningtons Manches LLP

Since we began working with Allianz Legal Protection, we have designed an industry leading product which is tailored to the very specific needs of our customers injured as the result of medical negligence.

Ed Fletcher
Chief Executive Officer
Fletchers Solicitors

Allianz Legal Protection has been our preferred legal expenses partner for over 15 years. Whether before the event or after the event, its products are well-priced and totally fit for purpose.

Mark Orman
Managing Partner
Morris Orman Hearle
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