Aspire Law and Buckingham hospital provide rehab to clients

27-Aug-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

ABS Aspire Law has entered into a joint venture agreement with the Royal Buckinghamshire Hospital to create a service where clients with severe spinal injuries can receive rehabilitation treatment.


Keoghs in discussions over Plexus tie-up

25-Aug-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Keoghs Solicitors is rumoured to be in talks to acquire defendant insurance firm Plexus Law in a deal which would create a £145m turnover firm.


Freshfields and Slaughters work with RSA and Zurich as takeover deadline looms

25-Aug-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Slaughter and May have bagged top roles on the possible £5bn sale of RSA to Zurich Insurance, with the latter’s deadline to make a firm offer set to close today. 


BLP turns to Clyde & Co for corporate insurance hire

20-Aug-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has hired corporate insurance partner Geraldine Quirk from Clyde & Co to boost its non-contentious insurance and financial services regulatory team.


BLM hires sexual abuse specialist from DAC Beachcroft

14-Aug-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

BLM has boosted its public sector group through the hiring of ex-DAC Beachcroft (DACB) abuse claims expert Paula Jefferson.

London Norton Rose LG Shard South_Bank

Prudential set to announce new legal panel

14-Aug-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Financial services giant Prudential is currently in the process of reviewing its legal panel with the line-up set to be announced imminently.

Oil rig

Zurich instructs four top firms to defend $1bn insurance dispute from HSF client SBM

10-Aug-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

An armada of law firms has been drafted in to defend an energy insurance coverage dispute brought by Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) client SBM Offshore.


Ince & Co sees turnover fall 8 per cent during period of challenging conditions

23-Jul-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Ince & Co has announced that its turnover has fallen by 8 per cent, from £86.7m to £79.4m last year.

Read all Insurance News

Insurance Briefings

CCI of India penalises four public sector insurance companies for cartelisation download subscription

Khaitan & Co 28-Aug-2015

The Competition Commission of India found a cartel among certain public sector insurance companies in India.

Flood Re: fixing the roof or papering over the cracks? download subscription

Gateley Plc 18-Aug-2015

The Flood Re scheme creates a not-for-profit flood reinsurance fund managed by the insurance industry. 

Regulatory round-up – August 2015: FCA clarifies GAP insurance rules; decision in Northern Rock case; and more download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 14-Aug-2015

Wragges’ experts provide their monthly bite size overviews of the major legal and regulatory developments and news for the consumer, asset and automotive finance sectors.

More from Insurance Briefings

Insurance Analysis


After the storm: professional indemnity


Our panel of experts discuss demand for cross-border protection plans, the rise in case complexity and implications of the new SRA discussion paper.


Offshore: Bermuda comes through the financial crisis stronger

20-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Walkers is set to launch in Bermuda, hot on the heels of Canada’s Bennett Jones – a major development for an island whose main players all started life there. What is the allure?

Panel reviews

Panel reviews 2014: The chosen ones download

15-Sep-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Which firms are cutting it in this era of slimline rosters, and who are the GC new brooms making clean sweeps? The Lawyer can reveal all

Read more