Russell joined McLarens in 2015 as an executive adjuster in the Glasgow office.  He began his career in loss adjusting in 1991 joining Robins McTear to work with other Major loss adjusting practices in the UK. Based in Inverness, Russell covers the North of Scotland handling a variety of Major Loss claims across the Agricultural, Construction and Engineering, Private Clients, High Net Worth, Property and Environmental sector. He has been involved in numerous trips to the Caribbean Islands as a designated first-wave adjuster following hurricane damage, latterly being appointed Catastrophe Manager/Team Leader. His expertise in handling Commercial claims extends to Local Authority, Educational Organizations and Housing Associations and his expertise is eternally recognised as evidenced by his nomination on many Local Authority, University and Housing Association accounts.

  • Hotel: damage (USD 4 Million)
  • High Net Worth private dwelling: Hurricane damage (USD 4 Million) and Value at Risk (in excess of USD 40 Million)
  • Hotel resort under development: CAR claims for two incidences of hurricane damage three weeks apart (USD 1.2 Million & 800k)
  • Main chicken producer on Caribbean island: Structural, Livestock and Business Interruption (USD 700k)
  • Various homes of High Net Worth clients: Hurricane damage (USD 500k- 1 Million)
  • Residential property: Fire damage with associated CAR Policy (GBP 1.2 Million)
  • University research lab: Fire (GBP 2.2 Million)
  • Sheltered housing complex: Sea inundation involving relocation of numerous tenants (GBP 600k)
  • College: Roof storm damage and internal water damage over three floors (GBP 500k)
  • Aged books in historic castle: Water/rot damage (GBP 500k) and restoration (under GBP 50k)
  • Private Clients/sporting estates: Several flood claims as a result of Storm Frank (GBP 250k)
  • Private Client dwelling: Flood (GBP 100k)
Industry Certification


Additional Expertise

Agriculture, High Net Worth, Estates & Rural Business, Environmental, Local Authority, Hurricane Catastrophe

Adjuster Experience

28 years 1991