Published 23/10/2019

Creating A Positive Impression – Completing Your Law Firm’s PII Proposal Form

How and when you complete your proposal form are more significant factors than you might think.

In this article we provide tips on how to make the right impression with insurers and how to ensure that you present your practice in the best possible light.

Published 12/08/2019

Solicitors: Trends and Claims Update

This article focuses on risks for Solicitors’ firms, both current and emerging.

It also looks at developments in doubling ground rent claims, some recent court decisions on scope of duty and exposure to opponents’ costs as well as providing a summary of parties’ new obligations pursuant to the Disclosure Pilot in the Business and Property Courts.

Published 14/05/2019

Court of Appeal judgment on the need for a “causal link” between notification under a professional indemnity insurance policy and subsequent claim

The judgment relates to 'Euro Pools Plc (in administration) v Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Plc' and is significant as it is the first occasion on which the Court of Appeal has addressed the notification of circumstances in the professional indemnity insurance context since 2008

Published 01/09/2018

Trends and Claims Update: Dreamvar v Mishcon de Reya and GDPR

This article looks at two key developments:

Firstly, the May 2018 Court of Appeal case of Dreamvar v Mishcon de Reya, including suggestions for conveyancers on how to protect themselves from fraud and potential liability.

Secondly, it touches upon GDPR and includes a summary of the key changes together with recommendations to avoid falling foul of these new regulations.

Published 24/05/2018

Solicitors’ Professional Indemnity Insurance: A Brief Guide to the Market (2018)

Welcome to our annual summary of the Professional Indemnity Insurance ("PII") market for Solicitors.

In this article we provide an overview of market conditions and discuss the key factors that determine premium or that are likely to do so in the near future.