Impact of the Mediation Act 2017 on litigation

21st February 2018

The Mediation Act 2017 (the “Act”) came into force on 1 January 2018 and for “practising solicitors”, carries a legal obligation to provide advice on the use of mediation to their clients before issuing civil litigation proceedings. Mediation is a voluntary, collaborative form of alternative dispute resolution and when successful, is more cost and time […]


Summary of the Report on the Cost of Employer and Public Liability Insurance

5th February 2018

The Cost of Insurance Working Group was established in July 2016 arising from the volatility in pricing of premia in the non-life insurance sector. The first report on the Cost of Motor Insurance was published in January 2017. The Report on the Cost of Employer and Public Liability Insurance was recently published in January 2018. […]