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.
We've compiled issues and possible solutions to consider if you're renewing your firm's PII during the coronavirus pandemic.
This practice note outlines the regulatory and legal requirements that apply when a firm's client account has fallen victim to scammers.
Simon Thomson looks at how coronavirus is affecting professional indemnity insurance and explains our work in this area.
The SIF will close on 30 September 2020 so it's important to look at other options as soon as possible.
What is run-off cover and do you need it?
News the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is to drop proposals to lower the levels of professional indemnity insurance (PII) was today welcomed.
The compensation fund provides compensation to people who are owed money by a regulated law firm.
We are increasingly concerned by the Legal Services Board's lax approach to the regulation of the legal profession.
We have responded to the SRA's application to the LSB to carry over the existing rules for PII and the Compensation Fund into the new Handbook.
Legal firms are facing a Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) dilemma as the insurance market shifts quickly towards hardening conditions not experienced for many years.
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More help for firms concerned about the financial security of their insurer.
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