Civil, who previously lead Crawford’s global technical services, has been serving as senior independent consultant for the last 18 months.
According to Cunningham Lindsey, she brings “significant adjusting experience” and is well known throughout the London insurance market, having managed several international catastrophe event responses.
Her new role will focus on the company’s corporate risks team and the continued development of specialist practice groups in the UK.
Neil Gibson, loss adjusting services director at Cunningham Lindsey, said: "I am very pleased that Sarah Civil has chosen to join us. She brings a wealth of experience and expertise and my colleagues and I are looking forward to working closely with her as we continue to grow this area of the business. It is an exciting development for our company.”