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SIF and the SRA Indemnity Scheme

United Kingdom - November 24 2022 In previous editions we have tracked developments as regards the planned closure of the Solicitors Indemnity Fund, and the repercussions for the…

Suzanne Wharton

Breaching limitation

United Kingdom - March 25 2022 In November 2021 there was further, welcome guidance from the Court on the issue of alleged negligence in the conduct of claims for services…

Dominic Exton

Will Rectification

United Kingdom - May 6 2021 After residential and commercial property, Wills & Probate is the next single largest category of claim faced by solicitors and their Insurers. At an…

Suzanne Wharton

Damages: Accommodation for accommodation costs

United Kingdom - December 14 2020 In a Judgment which will have consequences for lawyers and their insurers, the Court of Appeal decision in Swift v Carpenter [2020] EWCA Civ 1295, a…

Catrin Davies, Adam Smith

The Compensation Fund and the SIF: An Update

United Kingdom - December 14 2020 We revisit two earlier pieces about forthcoming changes relevant to professional indemnity insurance and claims against solicitors: (i) reforms to…

Suzanne Wharton