Budget 2014: are there PII claim implications for solicitors?
The impact on many law firm partners of LLP tax changes are well known. Perhaps less obvious is the increased risk of claims against professional advisers by investors in tax schemes, which some experts are predicting as a result of changes announced in last week's budget.Read More
Restriction of losses that can be claimed against Solicitors?
Court of Appeal confirms that losses claimed must flow from breach of duty in Gabriel v Little & BPE Solicitors LLP.Read More
What does the future hold for the Solicitors Professional Indemnity market?
In his final article in the series, Steve Holland speaks about the future of the solicitors Professional Indemnity market and what we can expect going forward.Read More
Managers of collapsed U.S. firm face criminal charges - are there wider implications for managers in UK law firms?
The indictment of officials from collapsed US law firm, Dewey & LeBouef, last week, reflects how financial problems can snowball into even bigger pitfalls for managementRead More
Out of the frying pan and into the fire - the risk of unrated insurers
In the 2nd of a 3 part series, Steve Holland discusses the real risks of using unrated insurersRead More
SRA scam email alert
The Law Gazette Linked-In forum recently reported a number of people receiving a very convincing scam email purporting to be from the SRA. Don't assume you wouldn't be fooled - as some of these scams are becoming increasingly sophisticated.Read More
Professional Indemnity Insurance market update
A 3 part series which looks at the PII market and future trends.Read More
Supervision of Non Solicitor Staff: Managing the Risk
It is imperative that law firms provide a top level service to clients and to achieve this, firms are now relying on non soliticor staff to undertake routine non legal work. However it is important to manage the risks that come with using unqualified staff.Read More
New Events page for our solicitor clients goes live
We've just lanched an events page on the site - to help you find CPD training seminars when you want them. Even if you're not currently a Lockton client, you can still attend.Read More
EU Data Protection Regulations - are you prepared?
Did you know.... that new EU regulations regarding data protection will come into force in 2014? Do you know what the impact will be for your business?....Read More
'No Win, No Fee' - No Risk?
A report from The Legal Ombudsman (LeO) indicates failures in the way many firms manage their Conditional Fee arrangements with clients. We consider the risks and how best to avoid them.Read More
Keeping your business afloat after the flood - how Lockton can help
Affected by the recent floods and storms? Read our guide on how to get your business back up and running. With flooding the single biggest natural threat to your business, look out for our forthcoming article on business continuity planning.Read More
Financial Risk - a new focus for law firms
The SRA has identified financial risk and misuse of clients' money as key risk issues for law firms. It's also a big issue for Professional Indemnity (PII) insurers. Brian Balkin, Solicitors Team Leader at Lockton, considers the challenges firms are facing.Read More
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- News - Property/Conveyancing
Leasehold properties - Grounds for concern for solicitors?
- News - Property/Conveyancing
- News - Professional Indemnity, Claims
Insured with Enterprise? Managing the fall-out from liquidation
- Guidance - Risk Management - General, Legal/regulatory changes, AML
The Biggest Change to AML in a Decade
- News - Risk Management - General
Client Account Dangers Exposed
- Guidance - Fraud & Scams
Invoice fraud: educating your clients
- News - Professional Indemnity
Solicitors PII Renewal Statistics - a year in review