Miller launches solicitors’ PI helpline

News Article - 23/08/2019 : Insurance for lawyers, Professional insurance for solicitors, Solicitors insurance, Solicitors PI Insurance, Solicitors PII, Practice Management

In light of the recent article published by The  Law Society Gazette ‘Solicitors’ fury as insurer abruptly quits PII market’, it is clear that many sole practitioners and small law firms are unsure of what steps to take...

Miller launches solicitors’ PI quick quote tool

News Article - 09/08/2019 : Insurance for lawyers, Professional insurance for solicitors, Solicitors insurance, Solicitors PI Insurance, Solicitors PII, Practice Management, Practice Management

The team of professional indemnity (PI) experts at Miller are proud to launch their quick quote tool that can provide law firms with a premium indication in as little as a few days.

Developed to allow firms to benchmark their PI insurance...

Solicitors' Professional Indemnity Insurance market update

News Article - 31/07/2019 : Insurance for lawyers, Professional insurance for solicitors, Solicitors insurance, Solicitors PI Insurance, Solicitors PII, Practice Management, Practice Management

  • Reduced insurer capacity as a result of insurers exiting the market
  • Lloyd's of London thematic review finds two thirds of syndicates are loss making
  • Underwriting criteria more restrictive
  • Average rate...

Miller builds on UK professions offering with hire of Taurai Ushe

News Article - 03/07/2019 : Insurance for lawyers, Professional insurance for solicitors, Solicitors insurance, Solicitors PI Insurance, Solicitors PII, Practice Management

Following the recent appointment of Ed Pickard as Head of UK Professions, Taurai Ushe has joined Miller as Head of Business Development, UK Professions, to further bolster its leading Professions team.

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Senior appointment signals Miller’s growing investment in UK professions sector

News Article - 17/05/2019 : Insurance for lawyers, Professional insurance for solicitors, Solicitors insurance, Solicitors PI Insurance, Solicitors PII, Practice Management

Ed Pickard has joined Miller as part of a concerted effort by its leading Professions team to redefine the insurance market’s approach to large law firms. He will head up the UK Professions retail team, with a focus on expanding Miller...

Senior appointment signals Miller’s growing investment in UK professions sector

News Article - 14/05/2019 : Insurance for lawyers, Professional insurance for solicitors, Solicitors insurance, Solicitors PI Insurance, Solicitors PII, Marketing & BD

Ed Pickard has joined Miller as part of a concerted effort by its leading Professions team to redefine the insurance market’s approach to large law firms. He will head up the UK Professions retail team, with a focus on expanding Miller...

The SRA's review of the residential conveyancing market - our opinion

News Article - 11/04/2019 : Insurance for lawyers, Professional insurance for solicitors, Solicitors insurance, Solicitors PI Insurance, Solicitors PII, Knowledge Management

At the beginning of April 2019, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) published its 72 page thematic report into the residential conveyancing market, which our team of experts have reviewed. 

Here at Miller, we...

Brexit - are you ready?

News Article - 11/03/2019 : Insurance for lawyers, Professional insurance for solicitors, Solicitors insurance, Solicitors PI Insurance, Solicitors PII, Practice Management

As the UK heads towards Brexit, Tim Jackson urges directors and officers of all UK businesses to act now to ensure they do not fall foul of changing rules and regulations.

Brexit has dominated politics, the media and many...

Storm warning for solicitors' PI insurance

News Article - 11/02/2019 : Insurance for lawyers, Professional insurance for solicitors, Solicitors insurance, Solicitors PI Insurance, Solicitors PII, Practice Management

The competitive wind has changed in the solicitors’ professional indemnity (PI) insurance market, while regulatory changes and the ground-rent scandal could spell trouble for lawyers.

The purple patch, which saw...

Miller Insurance: What now for the proposed SRA PI reforms?

News Article - 14/12/2018 : Insurance for lawyers, Professional insurance for solicitors, Solicitors insurance, Solicitors PI Insurance, Solicitors PII, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

We react to the reports that the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) have put their reforms for the professional indemnity (PI) insurance market on the back-burner.

In March 2018, the SRA published a consultation “...

Are you yet to receive a professional indemnity insurance renewal quotation?

Resource - 11/09/2018 : Insurance for lawyers, Professional insurance for solicitors, Solicitors insurance, Solicitors PI Insurance, Solicitors PII, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

After the high profile exit of Libra Managers, a Lloyd’s backed Managing General Agent (MGA), last month from the solicitor’s professional indemnity insurance market, questions are being asked as to the sustainability of the current...

Your September solicitors' PI checklist

Resource - 03/09/2018 : Insurance for lawyers, Professional insurance for solicitors, Solicitors insurance, Solicitors PI Insurance, Solicitors PII, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

If your law firm still hasn’t found professional indemnity insurance then you shouldn’t worry – providing you act soon. Here’s what you should do.

Those firms that still haven’t got insurance by now will...

Three essential lessons to avoid property fraud

Resource - 16/08/2018 : Insurance for lawyers, Professional insurance for solicitors, Solicitors insurance, Solicitors PI Insurance, Solicitors PII, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

With property fraud on the rise, law firms need to be increasingly careful to avoid being duped. The risk of professional embarrassment, as well as a hefty increase in their insurance costs should a client bring a claim against them, are too...

Are you getting a good deal on PI insurance?

Resource - 15/08/2018 : Insurance for lawyers, Professional insurance for solicitors, Solicitors insurance, Solicitors PI Insurance, Solicitors PII, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

There’s a myth that it’s hard to find insurers willing to cover small law firms. I recently asked a group of sole practitioners in Birmingham how many insurers or managed general agents they thought there were in this part of the...

What are the risks and benefits of accepting early renewal offers on professional indemnity insurance?

Resource - 09/07/2018 : Insurance for lawyers, Professional insurance for solicitors, Solicitors insurance, Solicitors PI Insurance, Solicitors PII, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

Most solicitors will accept an early renewal offer for professional indemnity (PI) insurance if given the opportunity, rather than go to the open market to find a new policy, according to a survey conducted by Miller of law firms. An...