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Advertising watchdog raps PI firm over offer of £2,000 up-front payment

A law firm which offers personal injury claimants a £2,000 up-front payment has been told to make it clear to potential clients that the offer is subject to significant qualifications, after a complaint about one of its television adverts was upheld.

March 6th, 2014 | No Comments »

Top PI marketing collective opens panel for first time “to help smaller firms compete”

Marketing collective First4Lawyers – which last autumn launched a £10m personal injury advertising campaign – is to open up its panel for the first time as it looks to increase its market share.

February 27th, 2014 | No Comments »

ABS-owning insurers sign up to code on handling legal work for policyholders

Many of the big insurance companies that have set up alternative business structure (ABS) joint ventures have signed up to a new code of practice laying out how they can point policyholders who may have a personal injury claim towards their law firms.

February 14th, 2014 | No Comments »

Leading PI firm increases upfront payment to clients to £2,000

High-profile personal injury law firm Hampson Hughes has defied widespread concern about the use of inducements to attract clients by upping the amount it offers from £1,500 to £2,000.

January 29th, 2014 | 2 Comments »

PI firm adds ABS licence in dash for “spectacular” growth

A Lancashire personal injury firm that has grown from four to 100 staff in under four years and its turnover to £4.5m, has acquired an alternative business structure licence as part of ambitious growth plans.

January 9th, 2014 | 2 Comments »

Personal injury ABS makes marketing for other professionals its long-term goal

A sole practitioner has joined forces with a claims management and marketing company to form an alternative business structure with the eventual goal of providing marketing for a range of professionals, including lawyers and accountants.

December 19th, 2013 | No Comments »

The PI firm with huge growth plans that aims to be “last man standing” post Jackson

A north west personal injury law firms plans to more than double in size, invest in a new £7m landmark office building as part of its employee retention policy, and open branch offices in the Middle East and Asia.

November 28th, 2013 | 1 Comment »

PI specialists are the law’s “climate change deniers”

Personal injury lawyers in small and medium-sized firms are akin to climate change deniers by not recognising how their market has changed or planning for the future, a survey published this week has claimed.

November 1st, 2013 | No Comments »

Slater & Gordon announces latest UK acquisition – but it’s not who you think

Slater & Gordon has announced the acquisition of a well-known northern legal practice – but not the one everyone was expecting. There was no mention of the talks to buy the consumer practice of Pannone at its AGM today.

October 24th, 2013 | No Comments »

Personal injury firms escape indemnity renewal relatively unscathed, survey finds

The vast majority of personal injury law firms appear to have renewed their indemnity insurance on acceptable terms despite the instability in the sector, according to a survey of nearly 500 law firms conducted last week.

October 15th, 2013 | 1 Comment »