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Supreme Court hands down its decision in BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland (in substitution for Gabriel) [2017] UKSC 21

Supreme Court hands down its decision in BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland (in substitution for Gabriel) [2017] UKSC 21

The Supreme Court this morning handed down its eagerly awaited decision in this case. The decision, which will be of particular interest to solicitors ...

Navigating emerging risks – where are we now?

Navigating emerging risks – where are we now?

In the first edition of this newsletter a year ago, we looked at how risks can emanate from the most unpredictable sources. We highlighted two areas o ...

Annual Law Society survey of Solicitors' PII: The headlines

Annual Law Society survey of Solicitors' PII: The headlines

In its recent annual survey of solicitors' professional indemnity insurance (PII), the Law Society found that premiums reduced by 8% from last year.   ...

Ombudsman update: ADR Directive Consultation

Ombudsman update: ADR Directive Consultation

As firms of solicitors will, by now, be aware, from 1 October 2015 they have been obliged to signpost consumers to an "ADR entity" which can handle co ...