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A guide to notifying a professional indemnity claim
If in doubt: ‘Always contact Miller’ is the goldenrule when notifying a professional indemnity insurance (PII) claim.
Closure of the Solicitors Indemnity Fund Extended to 30 September 2022
Followingthe announcement that the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) will be extending the Solicitors Indemnity Fund (SIF) by a further year to 30 September 2022, Miller examines the age-old issue of how firms look to protect themselves when the safety net of SIF is eventually gone.
Solicitors’ PII proposal form submission – Miller’s top tips
Insurers use your proposal form submission to determine if your law firm is a good risk. In the current hard market where capacity is reduced, it’s more important than ever to present your firm in the best possible light.
Solicitors’ PII Market – Miller’s Review of the April 2021 Renewal Season
Miller is pleased to provide its latest analysis of the Solicitors' Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) market.
Silent cyber - what does this mean for insureds?
The insurance market has seen some large losses in recent years as a result of sophisticated cyber events such as the WannaCry, Petya and NotPetya ransomware attacks in 2017. These events have been classified as a cyber catastrophe, with industry losses now being reported at levels surpassing USD3bn (GBP2.3bn). Of these losses, 90% were driven by silent cyber impacts.
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.