Lloyd's of London

Parabis expands insurer relationships with RSA ABS partnership

13-Mar-2015 | By Richard Simmons

Insurance giant RSA has launched an alternative business structure (ABS) to take its first steps into the legal market, teaming up with Parabis to obtain a licence.

Manchester

Keoghs' LLPs: 19 per cent profit decline with 4 per cent drop in turnover to £54.9m

10-Mar-2015 | By Joanne Harris

North West insurance firm Keoghs has reported a 19 per cent drop in its net profit for the 2013/14 financial year, coupled with a 4 per cent decline in turnover.

Los Angeles

Covington expands Californian presence with Los Angeles office

6-Mar-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Covington & Burling is set to open an office in Los Angeles next week (9 March 2015) with a 15-strong lawyer team including two senior lateral hires from Pillsbury and O’Melveny & Myers.

Lloyd's of London

Marketform appoints new general counsel McKay from Aspen Re

2-Mar-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

Lloyd’s of London underwriter Marketform has appointed Alastair McKay as its new general counsel.

Lloyd's of London

DAC Beachcroft Claims Solutions chief Bill Paton exits for RSA

2-Mar-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

DAC Beachcroft (DACB) Claims Limited chief executive Bill Paton is set to exit the firm at the end of March to join insurer RSA as UK and Western Europe claims director on 1 May.

Lloyd's of London

Shearman, Slaughters and SullCrom advise on Fairfax takeover of Brit

17-Feb-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Shearman & Sterling, Slaughter and May and Sullivan & Cromwell (S&C) have played key advisory roles on today’s (17 February) £1.22bn takeover bid by Fairfax Financial Holdings for insurance company Brit.

Rory O'Brien

RPC kicks off management consultancy business with Towers Watson hire

11-Feb-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

RPC has hired Towers Watson risk consulting and software chief Rory O’Brien to launch a management consultancy business, which will trade as RPC Consulting.

London

HFW elects Marcus Bowman as managing partner

9-Feb-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) partners have elected Marcus Bowman as managing partner effective 1 April, replacing George Eddings after just two years in the role.

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Ince & Co 26-Mar-2015

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JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic 24-Mar-2015

Significant changes have been made to the legislation relating to the insurance market.

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TheJudge 24-Mar-2015

MoJ extends insolvency LASPOA exemption.

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