“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, […]Read more
Can a Solicitor Personally Recommend an ATE/Litigation Insurance Provider?
By Nicholas Ellor, Senior Underwriter. Insurance distribution activities cover a number of undertakings such as “advising on” and “arranging deals” in contracts of insurance; therefore embracing litigation/after-the-event insurance. These activities used to be called “insurance mediation activities”, however, the Insurance Mediation Directive has been repealed and replaced by the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD). The regulatory […]Read more
Big Bucks and Trucks – Claims, Causation and Quantum
By Nicholas Ellor, Senior Underwriter. It has been reported in the news recently that the Road Haulage Association has brought a claim in the Competition Appeal Tribunal on behalf of road hauliers overcharged when they bought or leased trucks from certain major European truck manufacturers. They are seeking compensation in excess of £6,000 per truck […]Read more
Temple Legal Protection hires Corporate Solicitor to join its Commercial Underwriting Team
Specialist legal expenses insurer, Temple Legal Protection is delighted to announce the appointment of Nicholas Ellor as a Senior Underwriter to join its commercial underwriting team. Nicholas brings with him twenty years’ worth of experience working as a solicitor in London on both contentious and non-contentious company commercial and corporate matters. Having been a practitioner, […]Read more