Redundancy

Exclusive: Redundancy consultation at Plexus Law to see mass exits by legal and support staff

7-May-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Plexus Law has launched its second large scale redundancy consultation in under a year, which is expected to affect the jobs of 80 legal secretaries and support staff and see up to 10 lawyers leaving the firm in May.

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AIG reviews UK roster and picks 64 firms for first European panel

6-May-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Insurance giant AIG has completed a review of its UK panel while at the same time establishing a European panel of 64 firms.

New York

Willis Group appoints Travelers legal head as GC ending four month vacancy

1-Apr-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Risk adviser Willis Group has appointed Travelers’ senior vice president and general counsel Matthew Furman as global general counsel in its New York office.

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US insurance giant Foran Glennon to launch in London through Locke Lord hires

1-Apr-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

US firm Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff is planning to launch a London office through the hire of two Locke Lord lawyers, partner Gavin Coull and consultant Damian Cleary.

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Plexus loses 13 travel lawyers to Kennedys following group restructure

30-Mar-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Plexus Law has lost a team of 13 lawyers from its travel law practice to insurance firm Kennedys, including senior partner and head of the practice Claire Mulligan and partner Justin Collins.

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Slater & Gordon set to hand over £700m for Quindell professional services arm

30-Mar-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Slater & Gordon is poised to buy insurance outsourcer Quindell’s professional services arm for around £700m overnight on Monday (30 March) before the exclusivity period on its acquisition right expires.

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ACE group appoints Susan McDonald as Africa regional general counsel

30-Mar-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Insurance company ACE group has appointed Susan McDonald to the role of regional general counsel for Eurasia and Africa as it continues to build up its management team in the region.

London

Treasury Committee: FCA has not "fully grasped" failings revealed in Davis report

27-Mar-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

The Treasury Committee has criticised the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for not addressing the failings identified by Clifford Chance partner Simon Davis in his report into a market leak last year.

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Mass scepticism greets insurance products intended to protect businesses from cyber-attacks.

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Gard Marine v China: if a contract requires insurance the court will assume the parties have agreed to look to their insurers for indemnification.

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The Court of Appeal has established a ‘bright line rule’ that an assured who tells a lie will forfeit the claim. 

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