As the renewal season for professional indemnity insurance approaches, insurers see the market hardening
The collapse of several insurers won’t worry the smart set, but it is likely to be a problem for smaller law firms
After-the-event insurance has been a popular way of protecting claimants against a loss in litigation but its future is now in question
Changes to the way solicitors insure themselves are kicking in this year. Our peer panel surveys the new landscape.
The ARP is on its way out and law firms are becoming more commercial, which should make renewals less fretful
Law Commission consults on Insurance Contracts Bill — February 2014 download subscription
The Law Commission is conducting a limited consultation on the first available draft clauses from its proposed Insurance Contracts Bill.
InCredit — March 2014: insurance subscription
Allianz has been granted an ABS licence for the launch of ALP Law in conjunction with catastrophic injury firm Serious Law.
Philadelphia-based insurance firm Cozen O’Connor has refocused its London strategy with partner hires from Edwards Wildman Palmer and RPC.
RPC managing partner Jonathan Watmough has spent the last few years moving the firm away from its insurance roots and bringing in top level recruits in a bid to shake up the client list.
Claimant groups will need a lot of convincing about a new proposal for progressing mesothelioma cases
SRA should soften consumer focus and clamp down on the unrated sector to secure PI future
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.