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Whiplash savings “this year” even though reforms face delay

19 June 2019

Insurers will start pricing in savings from the whiplash reforms this year, even though the changes may be delayed until late 2020, new research has predicted.


Asons creditors owed £28m as liquidators bring claim over sale

17 June 2019

The liquidators of Asons are suing its successor practice, alleging that the controversial law firm was sold at an undervalue, it has emerged. Unsecured creditors have so far claimed they are owned some £28m.


Lawyers catalogue problems with whiplash portal build

14 June 2019

Solicitors have criticised the Ministry of Justice for cutting corners in developing the new whiplash portal “in order to meet the politically driven deadline of April 2020” – and suggested it still cannot be met.


Insurers agree to be bound by ADR in new whiplash system

13 June 2019

Defendant insurers have agreed to be bound by the outcome of the alternative dispute resolution process being built into the new whiplash system, it has emerged.


MIB gives first sight of “customer journey” in whiplash portal

10 June 2019

The Motor Insurers Bureau has laid out a draft “customer journey” for those bringing claims through the new whiplash portal from next April, which it said should help law firms develop their own systems.


Terry wins Quindell tax indemnity battle

7 June 2019

The founder of Quindell has won a High Court battle to have his old company pay a £1m tax bill incurred when it reversed into another business to become listed.


Slater & Gordon’s £637m Quindell case grinds towards trial

4 June 2019

The trial of Slater & Gordon’s £637m claim over its acquisition of Quindell’s professional services division is set for October as the two sides continue also to argue over consideration still owing.


Exclusive: Conveyancing firm offers guaranteed time to exchange

3 June 2019

A groundbreaking conveyancing business offering a guaranteed time to exchange and encourages instructions from both sides of a transaction goes live this week, Legal Futures can reveal.


DWF records strong first year as listed company

3 June 2019

DWF, the world’s largest listed law firm, told investors today that it expects its 2018/19 revenues to be up by at least 15%. Meanwhile, fellow listed firm Ince Gordon Dadds has unveiled new branding.


Number of PI claims “largely static” over past year

31 May 2019

The number of personal injury claims registered with the Compensation Recovery Unit increased marginally over the last year, but still remain low compared to recent history.

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