Legal Protection News

As individuals, businesses, and society as a whole, deal with the ongoing pandemic fallout, the knock on effect on the UK legal landscape is clear to see. With businesses in crisis mode over the past few months and looking to make cost savings wherever possible, legal proceedings and general legal activity has slowed.

Watch our expert Mike Wildy, Senior Business Developer from Allianz Legal Protection talk about the legal landscape post Covid-19 and the potential legal issues businesses may be facing now.

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Nov 26, 2020 | ALP

Sales and conveyancing: contractual disputes

The UK housing market has seen a soar in sales since the Chancellor announced a stamp duty holiday that would last until March 2021. There is a chance that with the rush to complete, some sellers could be tempted to hide important information about their home in an attempt to avoid any delays in a sale going through.

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Oct 16, 2020 | ALP

Getting redundancies right

With the Coronavirus Retention Scheme ending on 31 October 2020, compulsory redundancies may be an inevitable reality for many businesses to consider. We discuss the importance of managing this process fairly and promptly in our latest blog.

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Oct 08, 2020 | ALP

Overcoming challenges with working from home

With the recent changes in government guidelines on working from home, some employers may struggle to interpret these and may need to seek legal advice. We discuss the grey areas and some ideas for improving employment engagement during the pandemic.

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Aug 27, 2020 | ALP

Experienced buyers of ATE

Sometimes we forget that the After the Event (ATE) insurance market is only two decades old. The ‘pause’ in our businesses over the last five months has given us all a chance to reflect on what’s happened over this time and anticipate what’s to come.

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Aug 12, 2020 | ALP

Virtual courts - here to stay?

Since Covid-19, we’ve seen aspects of our lives shift towards digitalisation which has certainly been felt in the legal space as law firms and chambers moved into a virtual environment when lockdown began. But are the virtual courts here to stay?

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Mar 06, 2020 | ALP

Advanced tech and data: the impact on the PI market

Advanced tech and data: the impact on the PI market. Chris Hartley discusses advanced technology and data and the Personal Injury market.

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Feb 19, 2020 | ALP

Gym memberships: breaking a sweat or having regrets?

Now 2020 is in full swing, you may have noticed that the crowds at your gym are starting to ease off and that it’s feeling less busy. But what about if you’re essentially having to queue to use machines or you decide you want to end your membership?

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Feb 07, 2020 | ALP

ALP announces new underwriting partnership with Coplus

Allianz Legal Protection (ALP) has announced an exciting new partnership with insurance distribution and claims services provider, Coplus.

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Nov 14, 2019 | ALP

The rise of Lawtech

‘Lawtech’ is an increasingly used buzzword in the legal industry as more and more firms switch on to the potential it has. Not to mention the huge amount of investment that’s driving the industry forward at quite a pace!

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Nov 07, 2019 | ALP

New head of sales & distribution for Allianz Legal Protection

Allianz Insurance has appointed James Barclay to head of sales & distribution for Allianz Legal Protection. James will replace Phil Ruse who is retiring at the end of the year.

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