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  • Standstill Agreements – potential pitfalls

    Standstill Agreements – potential pitfalls

    December 4, 2016

    With the drive towards proportionality and a greater emphasis on pre-action co-operation, we are seeing more and more requests from claimants for standstill agreements. Such agreements protect potential causes of action from the expiry of limitation periods, without the need for a claimant to issue proceedings. They are therefore generally favoured by insurers as a … Read More

  • Triton launches a new product for the insurance sector

    Triton launches a new product for the insurance sector

    November 24, 2016

    Of all the main business sectors, insurance must be the one in which having the right systems and IT management plays the most vital role. The industry is a massive user of data in all forms. Whether for underwriting, loss prevention, claims and risk management or audit functions, speed and ease of access to that … Read More

  • Are damages for stress and inconvenience recoverable?

    Are damages for stress and inconvenience recoverable?

    November 23, 2016

    This question was considered by the court in the recent case of Guney v Kingsley Napley [2016] EWHC 2349 (QB). The Claimants are pursuing a claim for professional negligence against their former solicitors, Kingsley Napley who had been representing them in an inheritance dispute concerning the estate of a deceased millionaire businessman, Ramadan Guney. The … Read More

  • New HSE Sentencing Guidelines Start to Bite

    New HSE Sentencing Guidelines Start to Bite

    November 18, 2016

    The HSE’s Sentencing Guidelines apply to any offender sentenced after 1 February 2016 for an offence committed after 6 April 2010. Nine months down the line, and following numerous Court decisions, we are seeing a significant increase in the level of fines imposed, particularly on larger organisations. This, together with higher legal costs, is creating … Read More

  • Triton opens a legal services firm in Ireland

    Triton opens a legal services firm in Ireland

    November 3, 2016

    We are pleased to announce the opening of a new law firm in the Republic of Ireland trading under the ‘Triton’ banner. The firm, which specialises in defendant insurance work (professional indemnity and liability/ casualty) has three partners: Steve Oates (Managing Partner), Chris Foulkes and Gearoid Corrigan.  Steve and Chris are admitted as solicitors in … Read More