Expert views and insight across our specialist areas.
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.
The 5th Money Laundering Directive - What are the key changes?
The 5th Money Laundering Directive (5MLD) came into force on the 10th January 2020. It's purpose is to strengthen the UK's financial system in order to prevent criminals laundering money and funding terrorism.
What happens if law firms fail to get covered by the 1 October PI renewal deadline?
Insurer capacity inevitably reduces further and further as the 1 October professional indemnity (PI) insurance deadline draws closer.
Solicitor risks helpsheet library
To help law firms mitigate their risks, we’ve developed a series of risk helpsheets that highlight key errors that often lead to costly PI claims.
High risk practice areas for law firms: Litigation
The third in our series of high risk helpsheets focuses on the practice area of litigation.
High risk practice areas for law firms: Property
You can avoid costly claims by putting in place simple procedures to avoid errors.
When your insurer won't renew your cover
If you’re finding it hard to get PI insurance, don’t panic! We helped a law firm find cover when the odds seemed stacked against it.