Prominent insurance law practitioners Crawford Spratt, Jill McCutcheon and Kelly Morris have joined the Toronto office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG).

They will establish the Firm's Insurance Corporate/Regulatory Group, which will operate nationally, delivering a scope and reach unparalleled in the Canadian insurance industry.

Crawford Spratt will be the national leader of the group. Crawford has over 30 years of legal experience working with the insurance industry and has been recognized as one of the top practitioners in this field by the International Who's Who of Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers.

Jill McCutcheon will serve as the Toronto regional leader of the group, and brings to the Firm more than 20 years of experience providing proactive and practical advice to the financial services industry.

And Kelly Morris has joined as partner and will provide advice to life and general insurers, insurance intermediaries and other financial services entities. Kelly specializes in regulatory, compliance, governance, distribution and market conduct matters, privacy law and anti-money laundering issues.

BLG also welcomes Grace Tam, who will work specifically with the group to provide a wide range of regulatory and registration support.