Insurance

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Ann Kelleher, qualified solicitor and CEO of Ark Life, has been elected president of Insurance Ireland for 2019/20. Ms Kelleher, a graduate of UCD School of Law, has chaired the Insurance Ireland Life Council since 2017, which has led the industry's engagement on pensions policy including auto-enrol

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The Government should not blame the legal profession for hindering efforts to reduce insurance premiums in Ireland, retired judge Nicholas Kearns has said. The former High Court president, who chaired the Personal Injuries Commission, told RTÉ's Marian Finucane Show: "The question is now, ins

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Roisin Harper, associate at McKinty and Wright Solicitors, current NI regional representative for the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL) and past NI representative to Tomorrow’s FOIL, writes on the latest update to personal injury damages guidelines. As of 25th February 2019, the 5th Edition of

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Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has said Ireland's "very profitable" insurance industry needs to do more to reduce the costs of premiums. Speaking in the context of a Seanad debate on personal injury payouts, he said the level of awards "needs to be addressed and, indeed, a number of initiatives a

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Insurance risk and commercial law specialists BLM has announced plans to recruit 10 more lawyers in Dublin as it anticipates increased demand due to Brexit. The firm currently employs 110 people across its offices in Dublin, Belfast and Derry, and this will grow to 120 by the end of 2019 - partly in

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Personal injury lawyers have hit back at the CEO of Allianz Ireland after he said half of the 1,500 claims the insurer challenged in the Irish courts last year were "potentially fraudulent". Jody Cantillon, partner in the litigation department at Cantillons Solicitors, told Irish Legal News that the

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