BLM is the UK and Ireland's leading risk and insurance law business, with over 170 partners and 700 lawyers and technical experts totally dedicated to risk and insurance.
We are unique in the way that we are connected to the wider risk and insurance world and we are proud of our established and deep-rooted presence in the general insurance sector, the London Market and amongst brokers. We also have a significant presence amongst corporate insurers, the public sector and the healthcare industry.
Our reputation rests on our ability to provide solutions that are clear and concise. Everything we do is designed to reduce the time and money our clients spend managing risk, resolving disputes and managing claims. Clients' interests are at the very heart of all processes, delivering value for money at every stage to assist in controlling costs and indemnity spend, sharing knowledge and protecting brand and reputation.
We are dedicated, precise, straightforward, personable, informed and insightful. Our recommendations and analysis are incisive and to the point. Our clients always know that our strategies are focused on mitigating the risk as well as managing their claim to arrive at the best outcome.
The HSE claims it has always had a “proportionate dispute process” since it introduced Fee for Intervention (FFI) in 2012. This short article outlines the current context and what has changed since the HSE launched a revised FFI invoice disputes process in September 2017.
This short paper summarises the principal legal risks facing the casualty and motor claims environment over the medium term. The challenges include the resetting of the personal injury discount rate, the effect of changes to EU motor insurance law and the ongoing evolution of vicarious liability.
In this set of research papers we analyse and predict how global economic forces will shape London Market claims in the UK and Ireland. This second paper looks at how the ubiquity of technology is influencing claims trends in a range of areas.
In this set of research papers we analyse and predict how global economic forces will shape London Market claims in the UK and Ireland. This paper looks at future claims trends against professionals, both in terms of specific sectors and also the more general directors and officers category.
In this set of research papers we analyse and predict how global economic forces will shape London Market claims in the UK and Ireland. This third paper looks at our property market and what we’re likely to see in terms of claims trends in a range of areas.
Businesses are opening themselves up to online exposures every single day. What do companies and insurers need to do to bring themselves up to speed with these new risks and incoming regulations affecting this area? Download this article to find out more.
Post’s Claims Club recently discussed the reforms and initiatives affecting the claims sector over the course of the unusual post-election Parliamentary session which is currently scheduled to last from 2017 - 2019. This booklet provides an overview of the areas on the agenda.
Having been granted Royal Assent last month, the replacement for the Marine Insurance Act 1906 will come into force in August 2016. How will the industry cope with adapting to the reforms?
For business policyholders, the Insurance Act will cover what information should be provided to insurers, who should do this and how it should be done. In this one page article, David Hertzell explains the significant changes on the horizon when the Insurance Act comes into force.
Are we doing enough to deter fraudsters from making claims?