Allianz has been granted an ABS licence for the launch of ALP Law in conjunction with catastrophic injury firm Serious Law.
Philadelphia-based insurance firm Cozen O’Connor has refocused its London strategy with partner hires from Edwards Wildman Palmer and RPC.
RPC managing partner Jonathan Watmough has spent the last few years moving the firm away from its insurance roots and bringing in top level recruits in a bid to shake up the client list.
Hill Dickinson is consulting on its second cash call in 12 months in response to HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) change to the partnership taxation rules, which will come into effect on 6 April.
Ince & Co has launched a redundancy consultation with 10 shipping and finance fee-earners and six secretarial staff.
Berrymans Lace Mawer (BLM) has picked up two property insurance partners and two fee-earners from Greenwoods, less than a year after the firm merged with Parabis.
As the renewal season for professional indemnity insurance approaches, insurers see the market hardening
The collapse of several insurers won’t worry the smart set, but it is likely to be a problem for smaller law firms
After-the-event insurance has been a popular way of protecting claimants against a loss in litigation but its future is now in question
Claimant groups will need a lot of convincing about a new proposal for progressing mesothelioma cases
SRA should soften consumer focus and clamp down on the unrated sector to secure PI future
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.
The government has now confirmed that ‘protected persons’ will not be prejudiced by the statutory override contained in the Pensions Bill.