Financial and Legal Insurance appoint new head of business development

Financial and Legal Insurance appoint new head of business development

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Financial and Legal Insurance publish first SFCR

Financial and Legal Insurance Company Limited are proud to present our Solvency Financial Condition Report (SCFR)

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Nuisance calls and texts; the real enemy of the state

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has predicted that nuisance calls and texts are to reach epidemic levels under the Government whiplash and small claims limit reform proposals.

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Government goes back on U-turn as they try to come to terms with whiplash reforms

Following on from the news that the proposed changes to personal injury reform were to be shelved, the Government has gone back on their decision, instead choosing to push ahead as planned.

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Our position on unrated insurers. by Nick Garner, CEO Financial & Legal Insurance Company Ltd

Unrated insurers come under scrutiny from time to time usually following the failure of unrated non-doms such as Gable and Enterprise which left brokers scrabbling to protect clients from loss of cover

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Social Premium

What does your social media persona say about you? Are you conscientious, bold, daring, or introverted?

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Shortlisted for the Personal Injury Awards 2016

Financial and Legal Insurance are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted in the Insurance Provider of the Year category at this year’s Personal Injury Awards.

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From Osborne to Hammond – 12 months of nothing

With the first Autumn Statement from the new Chancellor, Philip Hammond fast approaching, the insurance and personal injury sectors will be listening intently.

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Shortlisted for the Personal Injury Awards 2015

Financial and Legal Insurance are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted in the Insurance Provider of the Year category at this year’s Personal Injury Awards.

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Financial & Legal Insurance shortlisted for Provider of the Year 2014

We are delighted to be shortlisted for Insurance Provider of the Year at the Personal Injury Awards...

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Financial & Legal Insurance announce Peter Lowe’s retirement

Business Development Manager, Peter Lowe, has retired after eleven years with Financial & Legal Insurance....

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ATE Insurance post LASPO - April 2013

As we all know, legal expenses insurance has come under considerable scrutiny in recent years and the legal protection insurance market, as a whole, has been holding a collective breath to s…

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Financial & Legal Insurance appoint new Managing Director

Following the retirement of Pauline Hobin, Financial & Legal Insurance is pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Garner as the new Managing Director. Nick is a qualified accountant and …

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Partnership with Avensure Limited

Financial and Legal Insurance Company Ltd are proud to announce the partnership that has been developed with Avensure Limited. Avensure Limited provides employers with advice and guidance…

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Private Motor Insurance Market - Competition Commission Investigation

The Private Motor Insurance market has been referred to the Competition Commission. Financial and Legal Insurance welcomes the Competition Commission investigation into the private motor…

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Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill (LASPO) - Update

The Government is reforming civil litigation funding and costs to restore balance to the system. The reforms will be implemented in April 2013 through Part 2 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and…

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Financial & Legal Insurance Strengthens its Compliance team

We are pleased to announce that Charlotte Yates has joined the Compliance team in Financial & Legal Insurance. Mike Timmons, General Manager, said ‘Charotte promises to be a valued additional…

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Insurance Provider of the Year 2012

We are pleased to announce that Financial & Legal have been shortlisted for the Insurance Provider of the Year Award 2012 at the Personal Insurance Injury Awards to be held in London on the …

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Revision of Insurance Intermediaries Directive

On 3rd July 2012 the European Commission tabled its proposal for the revision of the Insurance Intermediaries' Directive (2002/92/EC). The proposal will, as it stands, may have an impact for…

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No Appeal on the Liverpool ATE Premium Test Cases

District Judge Smedley’s ruling , on the above test cases , stated it was reasonable to incur a single ATE premium and for that cover to be taken out on the client first giving instructions…

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Looking Forward

Following a very successful 2011, Financial and Legal are preparing for the future and the challenges facing the legal expenses insurance market. Managing Director, Pauline Hobin, comment…

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Future After The Event Insurance Products

With the formation of Alternative Business Structures (ABS) there is likely to be a contraction in the legal market with less high street solicitors. ABS’s and those solicitors that remain…

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Qualified One Way Cost Shifting (QOCS)

QOCS is not on face of Bill –and it will be for the Civil Justice council to produce the rules. There remains the possibility of a claimant having to pay a contribution towards defendant’s…

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Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill – next steps and timetable

The above Bill has now completed its report stage through the House of Lords and proposed amendments made by the House of Lords will now be the subject of ‘ping pong’ between the Lords and…

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Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill

The above bill is currently passing through the House of Lord's. The bill, as it stands, will end the recoverability of After the Event insurance premiums. Financial and Legal insurance thro…

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Qualified One Way Cost Shifting (QOCS)

The Ministry of Justice have announced their intention to introduce Qualified One Way Cost Shifting (QOCS). Under QOCS the defendant will have to pay his own costs and the other sides costs …

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Overdue county court fixed fee consultation response

The response to the county court consultation which was to extend fixed fees ( and it seems probably reduce fees in the Road Traffic Act process too) is now overdue. It was supposed to come …

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Referral fees ban

New clauses were put into part 2 at Commons report stage to ban referral fees. It will be a regulatory, not a criminal offence. There are exemptions, which the defendants are attacking.…

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