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Group litigation – the reality, the practicalities and what you need to succeed

Jacob White takes a closer look at group litigation; the realities of group litigation orders and how ATE/Litigation Insurance can benefit your firm and your clients. Group litigation invariably involves individuals pooling their resources against a large plc or other such corporate entity. They are joined together by the common cause of “righting the wrong” […]

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2018 APIL Clinical Negligence conference – what were the hot topics for litigators?

Funding, fixed fees, delegation, mediation and costs delays were on delegate’s minds in a very busy two days at the conference. Below is a summary of the numerous discussions we had at the conference. The importance of funding – the strongest level of interest and feedback was regarding funding – definitely a current driver for […]

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Recoverability; as relevant now as it’s always been

By David Pipkin – Director, Underwriting Division. Here we publish one part of our response to the MoJ consultation on the LASPO review Part 2. This extract focuses on the need to preserve the partial recovery of ATE insurance premiums for clinical negligence claims. It seeks to counter the view from certain quarters that perceives […]

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Even if costs exceed damages, they can still be proportionate

By David Chase, Senior Underwriter. Two judgments in the phone hacking litigation handed down in June and August 2018 have been of particular interest to us of late, namely ‘Various Claimants in Waves 1 and 2 of the Mirror Newspapers Hacking Litigation vs MGN Limited, Case No: AGS/1600058’. The five factors that Master Gordon-Saker had […]

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Can litigation and arbitration comfortably co-exist? We think so.

By David Chase, Senior Underwriter. There are those who might say that arbitration is to be preferred because litigation is time-consuming and expensive. Practitioners have become increasingly interested in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) since the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO) came into force, for the purposes of settling commercial disputes. […]

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Mediation for Clinical Negligence claims – An ATE Underwriter’s perspective

By David Pipkin – Director, Underwriting Division. In reading the legal press over the last year or so mediation for clinical negligence claims has featured regularly and there seems to be a momentum from both sides – perhaps more so from NHS Resolution – to promote it as part of the mainstream menu offered by litigators. […]

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The due diligence needed when choosing ATE insurance and funding providers

What risks are you prepared to take? As recently reported in the Litigation Funding magazine,  Richard Steel gives guidance on law firm’s due diligence when choosing ATE insurance and funding providers. Historically, solicitors have been required to undertake robust professional training and be strictly regulated. However, an apparent commitment to deregulation is now opening up the […]

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Sean Fayle joins Temple Legal Protection as Senior Underwriting Manager

Specialist legal expenses insurer Temple Legal Protection is delighted to announce Sean Fayle has joined the business as a Senior Underwriting Manager. Sean has worked in the legal expenses insurance industry for over 20 years and brings to the Temple Legal Protection team a wealth of experience as well as a commitment to the highest […]

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Temple Funding announces reduction in interest rate from 15% to 10% per annum for Commercial Clients’ Disbursement Funding

Temple Funding is delighted to announce that the annual rate of interest charged for Disbursement Funding will be reduced from 15% to 10% per annum on 1st July 2018. This reduction is made in accordance with our ongoing commitment to responsible lending within a rapidly growing and largely unregulated sector. Disbursement funding has become increasingly […]

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AvMA 30th Annual Clinical Negligence Conference 29th – 30th June 2018

Temple Legal Protection will be exhibiting at the AvMA Clinical Negligence conference which takes place next week at the Hilton Brighton Metropole. If you are attending please come and visit us on stand 37 for your chance to win a bottle of superb Veuve Clicquot champagne. Members of our clinical negligence Underwriting team will be […]

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