A dedicated anti-fraud unit in An Garda Síochána is not necessary to tackle insurance fraud, according to Garda Commissioner Drew Harris.
Published 21 May 2019
Global law firm Clyde & Co has announced the launch of a Dublin office out of concern about the impact of Brexit on its Irish law insurance practice.
Published 13 May 2019
A number of solicitor offices were raided by gardaí this week as part of an investigation into potentially fraudulent insurance claims.
Published 26 April 2019
Ann Kelleher, qualified solicitor and CEO of Ark Life, has been elected president of Insurance Ireland for 2019/20.
Published 25 April 2019
The Government should not blame the legal profession for hindering efforts to reduce insurance premiums in Ireland, retired judge Nicholas Kearns has said.
Published 23 April 2019
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.
Published 18 April 2019
A woman has been convicted of fraud in what is believed to be the first private prosecution in the UK by an insurance company against a so-called "slip-and-trip" fraudster.
Published 3 April 2019
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has said Ireland's "very profitable" insurance industry needs to do more to reduce the costs of premiums.
Published 29 March 2019
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.
Published 20 March 2019
Irish lawyers have warned against blaming damages awards for high insurance premiums as newly-revised personal injury guidelines have hiked payouts in Northern Ireland by up to 20 per cent.
Published 1 March 2019
Irish motorists travelling to Northern Ireland will need a "Green Card" to demonstrate to authorities that their vehicle has valid motor insurance if there is a no-deal Brexit, an insurance body has warned.
Published 17 January 2019
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".
Published 11 January 2019