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Damaged? New media law issues for litigators

By Matthew Pascall, Senior Underwriting Manager. Temple has been insuring media law cases for many years and is the principal insurer in the ongoing phone hacking litigation. Recently, we have been turning our minds to see what new issues might be litigated by our media law clients in the future. The clear message we are […]

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Case Study: ATE/litigation insurance in action – fraudulent misrepresentation

In March this year a Northamptonshire businesswoman celebrated the end of a 2½ year legal dispute that threatened her with bankruptcy. Wilson Browne Solicitors approached Temple Legal Protection for litigation insurance cover; together they were able to help a young entrepreneur end a legal nightmare. In July of 2016 Amanda Phipps’ business decided to rent […]

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“It’s not fair” – A close look at unfair prejudice actions

By Nicholas Ellor, Senior Underwriter. When setting up any business, the principal founders will inevitably have to trust each other to devote their time, efforts and abilities in achieving an agreed commercial objective. They will also expect each to play a role in the business and to have the right to participate in its running, […]

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When there is no Arkin Cap, Temple fills the gap – Part 1

By Jacob White, Underwriter. It has long been thought that whilst a litigation funder can be liable for the other side’s costs in litigation, its liability for such costs would be limited to the level of funding it gave its client in the case. Such was the principle that was said to have been established […]

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Costs Law Reports Conference 2019

Temple Legal Protection are proud to be sponsors of the “Costs Law Reports Conference” taking place on 25th September. If you wish to attend, there are still a few places remaining. Click here for more details.

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Employment Tribunal Claims at a 5 year high, Employees are switched on, are you? 

June 2018 saw the highest number of single case employment tribunal claims since July 2013, the month before tribunal fees were first introduced, and the number of cases are on the rise. The employment tribunal system was created in 1964 and, until July 2013, there was no cost to an employee for them to bring […]

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As we head towards Brexit, our experts can give you clarity on key business issues

As we move into the closing stages of the Brexit process, are your customers prepared for changes that may lie ahead and, in considering those, who they can turn to for advice on Employment, Contractual, Taxation and Regulatory issues that businesses will need guidance on? Below are just four questions – and a solution underneath. […]

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2019 Legal Futures Civil Litigation Conference – what were the hot topics for litigators?

Funding, capped costs, court modernisation, robots and Artificial Intelligence (AI) were on delegates’ minds in a very busy day at the conference. Below is a summary of the numerous discussions we had at the conference. The focus on funding of all kinds The strongest level of interest and feedback was regarding funding – which includes […]

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Mediation update – Courts to insist on Mediation

What is your ADR Strategy? Do you have an ADR Strategy? How would you respond to a “Notice to Mediate”? All of these questions were raised by the recommendations of the Civil Justice Council in its report on ADR and Civil Justice published just before Christmas. Leading mediator, Terry Renouf, considers the implications of the […]

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When and when not to involve the MIB – Cameron v Hussain, LV and MIB [2019]

In this case the Claimant was hit by the Defendant driver who failed to stop, was never identified but the offending vehicle and the insurer were. We take a look at this judgment and compare it with a similar one insured by ourselves. The owner of the car although not the driver at the time […]

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