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Temple expands loss adjuster fee insurance with unique claims dispute service

Specialist legal and professional fees expenses insurer Temple Legal Protection, has become the first provider in the market to offer a claims dispute service as part of its loss adjuster fee insurance cover called Loss Adjust Advantage.

March 29th, 2017

Taylor Bracewell selects Eclipse’s Proclaim Practice Management system in a 6-figure investment

Eclipse Legal Systems, the sole Law Society Endorsed legal software provider, today announced the implementation of its Proclaim Practice Management Software solution at full service law firm, Taylor Bracewell Solicitors.

March 29th, 2017

Lord Chancellor announces changes to personal injury compensation payments

On 27th February, Elizabeth Truss announced her decision to lower the Discount Rate from 2.5% to minus 0.75% in accordance with the law and in her capacity as independent Lord Chancellor.

March 23rd, 2017

Proclaim Practice Management system offers a platform for expansion at Higgins Miller

Based in Stockport, Higgins Miller Solicitors specialises in divorce, matrimonial, family issues and children disputes. Offering legal services across the whole of England and Wales, the firm provides friendly but robust and practical client service.

March 22nd, 2017

Merrix v Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

The issue of costs budgets continues to occupy court time with The Honourable Mrs Justice Carr DBE the latest, and most senior, judge to give consideration to what, if any, weight an approved costs budget had when the bill of costs was the subject of a detailed assessment.

March 22nd, 2017

The new format bill of costs is upon us, so what now asks Mat Knight

The 86th Update to the CPR which came into force on 3 October 2016 extended the new bill of costs pilot scheme by a year and was modified to alleviate concerns raised about the existing form’s reliance on J Codes. The parties are able to file their new format bills in electronic format to assist the Court in assessing the bill, as any adjustment made by the Court to say the rate or hours claimed, would automatically be carried through to all relevant parts of the bill.

March 21st, 2017

Burcher Jennings ‘sends clients to jail’ to kick off year of Headway fundraising

Leading costs, pricing and funding consultants Burcher Jennings have kicked off a year as the “baton holders” for Headway, the brain injury charity, with a “Budgets, J-codes and E-billing” training seminar for clients in the grounds of HM Prison Styal.

March 16th, 2017

ABI message on the discount rate cut shows industry in a poor light

Leading legal expenses insurance provider ARAG plc has issued the following statement from Managing Director, Tony Buss, about recent media coverage of the Lord Chancellor’s decision to cut the discount rate applied to serious injury claims from 2.5% to minus 0.75%

March 10th, 2017

Total Legal Solutions nears its goal of a paperless service with Proclaim Case Management Software solution

“We’ve experienced phenomenal growth over the last year and Proclaim has seamlessly scaled with us. Thanks to the high level of automation built into the system we’re now in a position to process larger volumes of cases, and at a much quicker rate.

March 8th, 2017

Temple Legal Protection hires Susan Das to strengthen sales team in Bristol

Specialist legal expenses insurer, Temple Legal Protection is delighted to announce the appointment of Susan Das. She joins the company as Senior Sales Assistant and will be based at Temple’s office in central Bristol. Her appointment further strengthens Temple’s sales team supporting new and existing business partners.

March 7th, 2017