In November, the Forum of Insurance Lawyers appointed Stephen Hines as its 22nd president in its 25th anniversary year. Post sat down with him to discuss his aims and ambitions for the group.
Now the Supreme Court has ruled employment tribunal fees are unlawful, insurers are expecting a flow – but not a flood – of claims
As the industry awaits news of the Civil Liability Bill, Brett Dixon, president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, argues the courts are not the place for injured people flying solo.
Christmas parties can result in claims against employers. Alistair Kinley, director of policy and government affairs at BLM, examines a recent case.
I felt very smug when my daughter tried on her first pair of slipper socks: she liked them! That meant I wouldn’t need to argue with her to keep her little feet warm – and she wouldn’t risk slipping on wooden floors. What I hadn’t foreseen though was…
Artificial intelligence is taking over mundane legal functions but is not killing off lawyers, says Shirley Woolham, chief operating officer at Minster Law.
Ulrich Schaller, portfolio manager, financial & specialty markets, at QBE Insurance (Europe), explains the specificities of the German D&O market.
The Civil Litigation Bill going through the Scottish Parliament could have a huge impact on personal injury claims, explains Kate Donachie, associate at Brodies.
Global law firm Clyde & Co has entered into an association with Malaysian firm Shaikh David & Co.
The leading lights of underwriting gathered last night at Post’s annual Underwriting Service Awards. The winners are below:
The fixed-cost regime proposed for noise-induced hearing loss claims is like music to insurers’ ears, although it comes way after the hubbub
Automated processes are feted to be the future of claims handling, but taking the process out of human hands is far from straightforward, as Ed Lewis, partner at Weightmans, explains.
BLM partners Jennette Newman and Julian Smart explain how macroeconomic trends can be analysed to predict insurance claims.
After spending the past year hiving up a dozen entities under the Pen Underwriting roof, CEO Jon Turner talks to Will Kirkman about the managing general agent’s drive to be a ‘virtual insurer’ with the firepower to invest in data analytics and new…
Fast food and parcel deliveries by drones seemed a fantasy just a couple of years ago but it is now close to reality. Wherever you look, they are in the air. They are being flown by leisure users, the French police, UK lifeboats, Indian railways, oil rig…
European political instability and financial regulations are pushing demand for trade credit cover, especially from banks that are keen on optimising their capital.
Kennedys partner Rachel Moore analyses the liability shift autonomous vehicles are operating in motor insurance.
Insurers have been vocal about their feelings about the discount rate but Mark Cliff, executive chairman at Brightside Group, notes this has also affected brokers, who have been at the sharp end of market turmoil.
Local government insurance has to deal with emerging risks. How is it adapting as competition increases?
There has been a long history of conflict between insurers and claimant lawyers. Shirley Woolham, chief operating officer at Minster Law, urges mutual understanding and cooperation.
The UK's Brexit Withdrawal Bill is making its way through parliament but Nigel Teasdale, president of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers and partner at DWF, believes this will make interactions with the European Union even more important for the insurance…
The significance of intellectual property risks has not translated into a large demand for IP insurance policies - yet
The limitation for childhood abuse will be lifted next month in Scotland, writes Graeme Watson, partner at Clyde & Co, urging insurers to brace for a surge of claims.
Fraudsters never rest and Lior Koskas, managing director of Digilog UK, urges the industry to remain open to sharing in the latest risk identification tools and continually review procedures for fraud.