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27 July, 2020

Contentious Trusts and Probate – A challenge ‘inherited’ by Temple Legal Protection

By Andy Lyalle, Senior Business Development Manager (Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 26 seconds) At Temple Legal Protection we like to think that we have a proven track record of finding innovative and imaginative solutions for solicitors to help them resolve their client’s disputes.  With that in mind, we are currently examining the demands and […]

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24 July, 2020

What could happen if you say “no” to a mediation proposal, will a party to the litigation be penalised on costs?

By David Chase, Deputy Underwriting Manager (Estimated reading time: 4 minutes, 1 second) You may not be surprised to know that the costs of mediation are covered in Temple Legal Protection’s standard policy wording for commercial cases.  They are. However it is perhaps not as widely known that, since we cover the costs of mediation […]

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22 July, 2020

Value – what are your expectations of a litigation insurance provider?

By David Chase, Deputy Underwriting Manager (Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 59 seconds) Law firms wish to have a profitable business but are under pressure to reduce costs, whilst SMEs would like lower cost access to legal advice to help resolve a commercial dispute.  Clients like value for money, ideally you would like more fee […]

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13 July, 2020

The end of “anti-adjudication” injunctions in construction disputes

By Nicholas Ellor, Senior Underwriter (Estimated reading time: 6 minutes, 42 seconds) Liquidators of insolvent contractors now have the comfort that they can refer their disputes to adjudication without fear of being injuncted and can, with Temple’s proven suite of ATE insurance policies, seek to enforce the adjudicator’s decision. Bresco Electrical Services Ltd (In Liquidation) […]

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30 June, 2020

Brexit, Package Tours and RTA’s – an accident waiting to happen?

By David Stoker, Senior Underwriter (Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 7 seconds) With the news agenda understandably dominated by other matters, Brexit nowadays rarely gets a mention. The process though has continued and we are now in the transitional period, having left the EU on the 31st January this year. In this article we look […]

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26 June, 2020

Mediating Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence claims

By Paul Balen Mediator Director, Trust Mediation Ltd (Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 15 seconds) Recent developments in mediation have included the Court’s exhortations to mediate, the adoption of virtual mediations and successful use of video platforms (encouraging a constructive rather than adversarial approach). Since qualifying as a Mediator in 2004, it has been fascinating […]

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