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Clyde & Co hires Singapore aviation team from Kennedys

26-Aug-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Clyde & Co has hired a Singapore-based aviation team from Kennedys including legacy Gates & Partners big-hitter David Johnston.

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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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Parabis reviews future of Bristol and Colchester offices, affecting 41 staff

4-Aug-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Parabis has begun a consultation affecting some 41 staff over the future of its Bristol and Colchester offices.

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RPC’s next challenge

4-Aug-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Culture will absorb management’s attention now the corporate business is rooted

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Revenue hits five-year high at Kennedys up to £128.5m

23-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Revenues have hit a five-year high at Kennedys climbing up 10 per cent at the latest year end from £117m to £128.5m.

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Hill Dickinson puts 39 jobs into consultation

21-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Hill Dickinson has placed 39 roles within its counter fraud group at risk of redundancy, with the positions now subject to a 30-day consultation period that began yesterday (21 July). 

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Insurance Briefings

Video: Global Economic Crime Survey 2014 — a snapshot download weblink subscription

PwC 28-Aug-2014

PwC’s head of investigations looks at the results of the seventh Global Economic Crime Survey and assesses how fraud in the UK has changed over the last few years.

The changing face of fraud: how economic crime can affect your business download subscription

PwC 28-Aug-2014

PwC looks at the results of its seventh Global Economic Crime Survey and assesses how fraud in the UK has changed over the last few years.

Lessons from Lehman download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 27-Aug-2014

The Pensions Regulator has reported that a settlement agreement had been reached in respect of the Lehman Brothers Pension Scheme.

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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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Victims’ needs must come first

30-Sep-2013

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

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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

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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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