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.
A rise in claims against professionals generally follows a downturn – and accountants are no exception. Matt Andrews and Barnaby Winckler look at what could be in store.
A recent case provides useful guidance on when a law firm can and cannot act for a former client. Richard Harrison reports.
Irwin Mitchell has lost six partners and a team of 24 lawyers and support staff after being raided by TLT in Manchester.
Hill Dickinson has posted a 6 per cent rise in revenue for the first half of 2013/14 up from £51.9m to £54.9m.
Bristol-based firm Lyons Davidson expects to make 50 redundancies despite securing a number of recent high-profile alternative business structure (ABS) tie-ups.
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