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The Lawyer puts Standard Mortgage Instructions back on track

The Lawyer puts Standard Mortgage Instructions back on track Negotiations between the Law Society and mortgage lenders over plans to set up Standard Mortgage Instructions (SMI) are back on track after, it seems, an inadvertent intervention by The Lawyer. So far, three years of talks have failed to produce SMI, …

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SRA launches mortgage fraud investigations of 60 lawyers

SRA launches mortgage fraud investigations of 60 lawyers The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is investigating up to 60 lawyers for alleged mortgage fraud after complaints more than tripled since 2004. SRA spokesman Geoff Negus said the Authority is taking the lawyers’ involved in mortgage fraud extremely seriously. “The Solicitors Regulation …

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CC sends London insurance lawyer to Hong Kong

CC sends London insurance lawyer to Hong Kong Clifford Chance has continued its mobility strategy with the transfer of a senior associate from London to Hong Kong. Last month (30 July) the firm’s global managing partner David Childs told The Lawyer that, as part of a firmwide strategic review, everyone coming …

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Insurance law reform in England  

Insurance law reform in England   English insurance law is changing. Following recommendations of the Law Commission, a Bill was introduced in the House of Lords on 17 July 2014 and will now be rushed through before the next election. The debate has been ongoing for eight years and represents …

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CC sends London insurance lawyer to Hong Kong

CC sends London insurance lawyer to Hong Kong Clifford Chance has continued its mobility strategy with the transfer of a senior associate from London to Hong Kong. Last month (30 July) the firm’s global managing partner David Childs told The Lawyer that, as part of a firmwide strategic review, everyone coming …

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DLA Piper represents Horizon Healthcare Services in dismissal of insurance lawsuit

DLA Piper represents Horizon Healthcare Services in dismissal of insurance lawsuit DLA Piper has represented Horizon Healthcare Services in the dismissal of a suit by the Association of New Jersey Chiropractors and two individual chiropractors, which was recently upheld by a New Jersey appellate court. Plaintiffs alleged that Horizon’s privileging …

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Lawyers Demand Speedy Review of Insurance Legislation in Nigeria

The Nigerian Insurance Law Association has observed that laws regulating the insurance industry in Nigeria are no longer up to date and needed to be reviewed and updated to reflect current situation in the industry. The association has therefore called on the National Assembly to expedite the review of the …

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Personal Injury Lawyers compensation claims

Personal Injury Lawyers compensation claims Personal Injury compensation claims If you’ve been injured or become ill because of the actions or inactions of someone else, you may be eligible for compensation. A personal injury claim takes action against the person, company or agency responsible for your injury or illness. Specifically, …

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Asbestos disease compensation lawyers and claims

Asbestos disease compensation lawyers and claims Asbestos diseases Asbestos diseases Asbestos is a natural mineral fibre which was used in more than 3,000 Australian building products from the 1940s until 1985, including asbestos or fibro cement sheeting and heat-resistant clothing. Exposure to asbestos fibres and dust can result in diseases, …

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Missouri Bill May Limit Legal Rights of Mesothelioma Patients – asbestos lawsuits

Missouri Bill May Limit Legal Rights of Mesothelioma Patients A new bill could make it harder for people with mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases to file lawsuits against companies in Missouri that exposed them to the carcinogen. If the bill becomes law, its requirements will restrict the number of asbestos lawsuits and limit the …

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