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Elite prepared for intangible assets challenge

Elite Insurance

A recent report has acknowledged that providing protection for intangible assets is one of the biggest challenges facing modern insurers today. Elite Insurance Company Limited, which has been providing legal protection for 11 years, is a thought leader when it comes to such challenges.

June 22nd, 2017

CILEx Regulation launches Regulation Matters: clear, accessible information for its regulated community and consumers


CILEx Regulation is delighted to announce the launch of an exciting new online platform for all CILEx regulated professionals and businesses as well as for consumers and those working with CILEx specialists.

June 22nd, 2017

Search Acumen comments on HMRC property transactions

Search Acumen

While spring normally sees a flurry of activity, the snap election has slightly dampened buyers’ and sellers’ interest and means that transactions have been steady rather than spectacular. The temptation to adopt a ‘wait and see’ approach has kept the market on a broadly even keel, with activity dipping slightly from April to May.

June 21st, 2017

Eclipse Legal Systems turns 30 as Proclaim’s user base soars to 25,000


Eclipse Legal Systems, the sole Law Society Endorsed legal software provider, today announced that the user base for its Proclaim software has hit 25,000 individuals, in the same year as its 30th birthday.

June 21st, 2017

53% of UK adults admit to never checking flood risk

Landmark Information Group

Ten years since the devastating summer floods of 2007, which saw over 48,000 homes affected by flooding1, the UK population is still failing to take adequate steps to understand whether their homes are at risk of flooding. More than half (53%) of respondents from a YouGov survey confirmed they have never checked whether their home is in an area officially considered to be at risk of flooding.

June 20th, 2017

Legal Futures Blog

Is it time solicitors started taking ethics training more seriously?


The requirement for solicitors to behave ethically in modern legal practice is more relevant than ever. Solicitors are still held in fairly high regard by the public, although that esteem is on the wane according to last year’s Trusted Professions poll by Ipsos Mori. Lawyers are less trusted than teachers and doctors but at least we prevail over accountants and bankers. We still hold a position of trust but we must work to hold that position. The current Solicitors Regulation Authority proposals to revise the Handbook are evidence that work still needs to be done.

June 21st, 2017