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.
Changes to the insurance environment mean law firms need to take a close look at their own arrangements this year.
Read the Law Society's annual surveys of solicitor's renewal experiences to ascertain areas of difficulty and analyse market trends.
This consultation response outlines the Law Society's evaluation of the SRA's PII proposals against the regulatory objectives.
Cutting back mandatory professional indemnity insurance (PII) for solicitors would be bad for partners, law firm employees and clients alike, the Law Society said in response to proposals to a SRA consultation.
The Law Society is submitting its own detailed response, but here is your chance to have a say on the SRA's consultation on reforming professional indemnity insurance (PII).
News a key legal regulator has given the go-ahead for an unregulated business to start employing solicitors to advise its clients was met with alarm by the Law Society of England and Wales which said rules were being relaxed without proper scrutiny.
On 23 March 2018, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) released its consultation 'Protecting the users of legal services: balancing cost and access to legal services'. This briefing provides members with an overview of the SRA consultation.
Reducing consumer protection standards in legal services would hurt solicitors and clients alike, the Law Society of England and Wales said in response to proposals to slash levels of mandatory professional indemnity insurance (PII) cover for solicitors.
View our updated list of insurers along with their financial security rating and what size of firm they cover.
The compensation fund is funded by contributions from individuals and firms regulated by the SRA. We answer some of the key questions about the fund, including what it covers and who can claim from it.
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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.