Expert views and insight across our specialist areas.
Stamp Duty Holiday Extension
This will be a relief to many who are in the process of purchasing a property and are likely to miss the 31st March 2021 deadline. However, sceptics would urge that this extension would only benefit those already in the process.
SDLT Holiday: Insurers fear hotspot for claims as deadline looms
What a start to the year of 2021, not the one that we were all expecting with Lockdown 3 upon us, tougher restrictions in place and uncertainty around the timescales of when some sort of normality will prevail.
UK Professions: A review of 2020 and our outlook for 2021
As we enter a new year, Miller's UK Professions team reflect on 2020 and outline what we expect to happen in the insurance market in 2021.
Cyber Crime: The risk facing the UK Legal Profession
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) recently published its thematic review on cyber security, detailing findings in five key areas.
Roundtable: A view of the future for law firms - risk and compliance considerations
Led by Miller with The Lawyer, seven lawyers and risk advisers from UK Top 50 firms spent a morning discussing risk considerations during Covid-19 and the future of law post-lockdown.
Stamp Duty Land Tax Holiday: Review of the Changes
The legal sector is likely to be aware of these changes and taking appropriate steps to digest the information and devise a plan on how to relay the changes to clients. With that in mind, here are some helpful points to consider.
Why mental health should form part of a law firm’s risk management strategy
At Miller we believe that law firms of all sizes should consider mental health as part of their risk mitigation. Not only is it the right thing to do to support your employees, it also helps to reduce risk, errors and potential claims.
Conveyancing claims - trends we can expect in 2020
A failure to provide adequate advice remains high in the pecking order of causes of conveyancing complaints and claims.
SRA provides some breathing space for law firms struggling to obtain PI cover
The SRA is providing additional flexibility for firms by enabling them to secure an extension to their EPP, CP or both, which will require the firm to obtain agreement from the insurer.