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Insurance Premium Tax Increase 2017 – end to transitional period 1st June 2018

As you may remember Insurance Premium Tax increased to 12% on 01 June 2017. As part of this most recent increase imposed by the government the transitional period for existing ATE policies incepted before 01 June 2017 was set at 12 months ending on 30 May 2018. The effect of this to policies will be […]

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Temple Legal Protection appoints new Business Development Manager Richard Steel

Temple Legal Protection is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Steel as Business Development Manager. With 30 years of corporate business development experience, Richard brings a wealth of expertise and the highest levels of client service to the team. For the last 10 years he has worked specifically within the legal insurance sector dealing […]

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Temple Legal Protection secures new insurance backing from RSA

Temple Legal Protection is delighted to announce it has signed a new five year contract for underwriting provision with RSA, one of the largest and strongest insurers in the UK. The arrangement sees Temple Legal Protection provide its customers with a comprehensive range of legal expenses insurance products with limits of up to £2.5m, backed […]

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Are the NHS, BMA and NAO guilty of making misleading clinical negligence claims?

The NHS, supported by the British Medical Association (BMA) amongst others have made strong claims in a letter to the Justice Secretary that the legal costs of clinical negligence claims are crippling the NHS. Similar comments were made by the National Audit Office (NAO) in September last year and yet the case doesn’t hold water. […]

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2018 – a year of opportunity 

2018 will be a year of opportunity for those responding to change says Matthew Pascall: Senior Underwriting Manager, Temple Legal Protection. As we move forward into 2018, I share some insights likely to affect litigators over the coming months. Some will be anecdotal, some technical and, hopefully for the reader, all of significance in some […]

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Temple Legal Protection 2017 Review

This year has been challenging for the legal industry: pre-LASPO cases are in decline and the new legislation is now being applied with some cases finding their way to the appeal court; abolition of tribunal fees has led to increased risk exposure for employers without appropriate BTE cover and legal services; and there have been […]

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Sharp rise in employment claims after tribunal fees scrapped

Four years ago the government introduced fees of up to £1200 for employment tribunal claimants with the premise being to reduce the number of malicious and unmeritorious claims. Much has been debated on subject since and I recall the appetite of both camps to advance their views. In one corner, the objectors voiced their concern […]

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Appeal Court rules in favour of ATE insurance from the inception of a claim

In another landmark ruling this year, the Court of Appeal has re-asserted that ‘block-rated’ ATE insurance premiums are recoverable in clinical negligence claims, even when the claim is settled before proceedings are issued or experts have been commissioned. Lord Justice Lewison dismissed the appeal of Peterborough & Stamford NHS trust v McMenemy and upheld the […]

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When a Costs lawyer gets more attention than a Premier League football star…

In an ironic twist the privacy case BNM v MGN has become substantially more well known for its impact on costs legislation than revelations that a premier league footballer was ‘privately dating’ a school teacher. The Court of Appeal judgment in favour of the appellant has been awaited with eager anticipation amongst legal professionals keen […]

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Temple Online Policy System (TOPS)

We are delighted to confirm that the new version of the Temple Online Policy System (TOPS) is scheduled to go live on Wednesday 8th November at 09:00hrs. While the new system is being installed, the original system will be unavailable between 16:00hrs on Friday 3rd November until 09:00hrs on Wednesday 8th November, which means that […]

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