This practice note outlines regulatory requirements when obtaining PII and explains the renewal process. It also contains specific advice for in-house solicitors, small firms and those experiencing difficulties obtaining insurance.
This information is designed to assist solicitors to better understand the PII market to help make this important business purchase.
The financial security of your insurer is important. This advice is designed to raise solicitors' awareness of the importance of considering whether their insurer will be able to meet claims under their PII policy. More help is available in the right hand column of this page.
For third year in succession, the majority of solicitors' firms experienced a smooth PII renewal process.
Read the Law Society's annual surveys of solicitor's renewal experiences to ascertain areas of difficulty and analyse market trends.
Robust PII is vital to protect clients and the solicitors who act for them.
The Law Society has responded to the SRA's publication on solicitors' PII.
Robert Bourns considers the Competition and Markets Authority report on competition in the legal services market, developments on the SRA handbook and Solicitors Qualifying Examination, and potential changes to professional indemnity insurance.
This practice note outlines the regulatory and legal requirements that apply when a firm's client account has fallen victim to scammers.
This practice note details how firms can act if their participating insurer becomes insolvent.
PII is necessary and appropriate to protect clients and firms, the Law Society said today in response to statistics on PII claims published by the SRA.
Andrew Kidd explains why it is essential that the legal profession adapts to the way clients wish to consume legal services.
The Insurance Act 2015 comes into force on 12 August and includes changes to PII.
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Chancery Pii offers a dedicated service for 1 to 4 partner firms. Take a few minutes to complete our online form and get an indicative quote within 24 hours.
More help for firms concerned about the financial security of their insurer.
How much do you know about the PII market? See how your firm’s experience measures up with the market trends.
Our Pii initiative aims to create a stable and competitive insurance market to ensure affordable and accessible insurance for the entire profession.