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Legal Expenses Insurer strengthens commercial division with new Senior Underwriting Manager

Barrister Matthew Pascall is the latest addition to the expanding commercial team at Temple Legal Protection, joining as Senior Underwriting Manager from November 2017.

November 27th, 2017 | Comments Off on Legal Expenses Insurer strengthens commercial division with new Senior Underwriting Manager

FCA regulation for litigation funders – it should be the law

Temple Funding is urging litigators to undertake more detailed research when selecting third party funders, and joined calls for the sector to be properly regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as it continues to grow.

October 17th, 2017 | Comments Off on FCA regulation for litigation funders – it should be the law

ATE insurance in action – successful £5m professional negligence judgment for ‘Giambrone’ claimants

This case is especially significant because it is the first of its kind – where solicitors were held liable for the full consequences of their failure to properly advise their clients of the risks involved in a ‘disastrous’ holiday home venture in Southern Italy, and failure to conduct the matter in a manner so as to protect the purchasers from those risks.

October 16th, 2017 | Comments Off on ATE insurance in action – successful £5m professional negligence judgment for ‘Giambrone’ claimants

Spurious NAO claims are not helping the NHS or access to justice

National Audit Office (NAO) claims that imply excessive legal costs are the cause of rising NHS Resolution expenditure are unhelpful at best, disingenuous at worst and either way do not provide any answers to NHS problems or support genuine access to justice. The recent NAO comments on the subject contradict themselves by stating first that no evidence has been found relating poorer patient safety to a rise in negligence costs; and then follow on by disclosing that declining performance against waiting time standards is a factor, due to delayed diagnosis or treatment. A slight anomaly, or an unexplained paradox? NAO director Jenny George admitted earlier this month: “The truth is we just don’t have the data to draw any definite conclusions.”

September 27th, 2017 | No Comments »

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.

August 31st, 2017 | Comments Off on Temple Legal Protection hires corporate solicitor to join its commercial underwriting team

Third Party Litigation Funding growth raises need for Regulation, clarity on costs and sources of funds

Temple launches comprehensive funding litigation guide to increase solicitors’ understanding of funding market

June 29th, 2017 | Comments Off on Third Party Litigation Funding growth raises need for Regulation, clarity on costs and sources of funds

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 | Comments Off on Temple expands loss adjuster fee insurance with unique claims dispute service

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 | Comments Off on Temple Legal Protection hires Susan Das to strengthen sales team in Bristol

Chris Morter joins Temple Legal Protection as Underwriting Manager

Specialist legal expenses insurer, Temple Legal Protection is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Morter. Chris joins the company as Underwriting Manager and will be based at Temple’s office in central Bristol.

March 1st, 2017 | Comments Off on Chris Morter joins Temple Legal Protection as Underwriting Manager

Lisa Fricker joins Temple Legal Protection as Solicitor Services Manager

Specialist legal expenses insurer, Temple Legal Protection is delighted to announce the appointment of Lisa Fricker. She joins the company as Solicitor Services Manager and will be based at the company’s Bristol office. Lisa brings a wealth of legal insurance experience to the business that will further strengthen Temple’s team of experts.

February 16th, 2017 | Comments Off on Lisa Fricker joins Temple Legal Protection as Solicitor Services Manager