Insurance Brokers’ Duties: Due diligence on insurers

Tim Goodger, partner, discusses the duties of insurance intermediaries in the context of the security for contracts of insurance and the renewed focus of the FCA in this area, as well as the implications of intermediaries using standard TOBAs when an insured may have no recourse to the FOS or the FSCS Scheme.

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Unlucky or Unclear?

Tim Goodger, partner, comments on the FCA’s Final Notice in the matter of One Call Insurance Services Limited regarding the treatment of money received from premium finance in the context of the CASS 5 client money rules for insurance intermediaries.

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The privileges of instructing a lawyer

In this article, Constantine Porfyratos, trainee solicitor, and Tim Goodger, partner at Elborne Mitchell LLP discuss various aspects and safeguards as well as key elements of types of legal privilege.

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Mediation – points to consider

Tim Goodger, partner, and David Davies, second year trainee, discuss mediation and points to consider.

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CASS 5 – 10 things to consider

Tim Goodger, partner of Elborne Mitchell LLP, comments on current issues he believes insurance intermediaries need to focus on when dealing with CASS 5 client money rules.

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Non-party costs orders for uninsured costs: Are insurers now liable?

By David Davies
Insurers of defendants risk being liable for the costs of claims whose claimants are not covered under an insurance policy.

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I’m sorry, you must be mistaken.

By Andy Stevenson
Elbornes recently acted for the successful Claimants in an aviation dispute where the Defendant had denied liability on the ground of mistake.

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A little thing called Causation; Why file Notes Matter; and What is My Loss?

By Andy Stevenson
Professional Indemnity Update – February 2018: A Little Thing Called Causation; Why File Notes Matter; and What Is My Loss?

A look at the 5 February 2018 decision in O’Neill v Bull & Bull (A firm) and the 2017 decision in BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland and the importance of causation, file notes and calculation of loss.

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