Wynter

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.

Professional Negligence Special Report: Out for the count

16-Feb-2009

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.

Professional Negligence Special Report: The ex factor

16-Feb-2009

A recent case provides useful guidance on when a law firm can and cannot act for a former client. Richard Harrison reports.

Insurance News

Battle

Eight firms line up against Osborne Clarke over £3.3m Savile compensation scheme

23-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Eight firms including Slater & Gordon, Irwin Mitchell and Hodge Jones & Allen are gearing up to battle Osborne Clarke over claims for compensation from the £3.3m estate of former TV presenter Jimmy Savile. 

Singapore

HFW becomes first UK firm to relocate leader to Asia as senior partner moves to Singapore

10-Apr-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

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.

London

Slaughters prepares for FCA battle over insurance probe leaks

4-Apr-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

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.

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Insurance Analysis

wedding cake

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.

money

Professional indemnity insurance: Toughing it out

9-Sep-2013

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

insurance

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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