PPI

Special report: Professional indemnity insurance – A survival guide

4-Aug-2014 | By Katy Dowell

Navigating the renewals maze for PII has only got harder. We provide a guide to the sector’s underwriters while brokers advise on the best line of action

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The great insurance landgrab

19-May-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

The consumer insurance market has seen a fierce tussle for territory. Have the mega-firms won or has the war just begun?

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Happy ever after? Morgan Cole and Blake Lapthorn get hitched

16-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Morgan Cole and Blake Lapthorn have finally decided that three’s a crowd and, after months of flirting with Boyes Turner, gone ahead with a traditional two-way merger.

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Professional indemnity insurance: Toughing it out

9-Sep-2013

As the renewal season for professional indemnity insurance approaches, insurers see the market hardening

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Professional indemnity special: Division sign

29-Jul-2013 | By Katy Dowell

The collapse of several insurers won’t worry the smart set, but it is likely to be a problem for smaller law firms

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Insurance Briefings

Divorce statistics: divorces costing more even though legal fees have gone down download subscription

IBB Solicitors 22-Aug-2014

A new report from Aviva has found that the average cost of divorcing for each couple has risen 57 per cent, from around £28,000 in 2006 to £43,900.

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Insurance News

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BLM sets sights on £100m turnover for current financial year

22-Aug-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

BLM will be nudging the £100m turnover mark at the financial year-end, according to a “conservative” estimate by managing partner Mike Brown.

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Smaller firms at risk from greater PII competition, The Lawyer report reveals

5-Aug-2014 | By Joanne Harris

New entrants in the solicitors’ professional indemnity insurance (PII) market are targeting UK top 50 firms, but smaller practices are finding it harder to find cover.

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Irwin Mitchell and Esure join forces to launch IMe Law ABS

4-Aug-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Irwin Mitchell has announced today that it will form ABS venture IMe Law with insurance company Esure.

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Insurance Opinion

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Victims’ needs must come first

30-Sep-2013

Claimant groups will need a lot of convincing about a new proposal for progressing mesothelioma cases

Joe Bryant

Opinion: High price of cheap PI cover

1-Jul-2013

SRA should soften consumer focus and clamp down on the unrated sector to secure PI future

Professional Negligence Special Report: Event horizon

16-Feb-2009

Regulators are looking afresh at the activities of professionals, and litigation is sure to follow. But how will these claims be paid for? asks Peter Smith.

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