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.
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.
New ABI guidance download subscription
The ABI has issued guidance on lock-up agreements, in particular in response to concerns over the extent to which lock-ups are waived during the lock-up periods.
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Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) senior partner Richard Crump has relocated permanently to Singapore in a move that underlines the firm’s ambitious plans to grow its Asia practice.
Slaughter and May has been instructed by a group of investors seeking compensation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), following leaked inaccurate reports of an investigation into the insurance markets.
Last week’s union with Scottish insurance outfit HBM Sayers was Berrymans Lace Mawer’s (BLM) first merger since 1997 (17 March 2014). Is this the start of a new acquisitive era for the firm?
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.