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Corporate Members 2019-2020

3PB Albion Chambers Ashfords Barcan + Kirby Burges Salmon Capstones Clarke Willmott Cooke Painter Ltd DAC Beachcroft Devereux & Co Enterprise Chambers The Family Law Practice Foot Anstey (including Enable Law) Fussell Wright Gregg Latchams Ltd Guildhall Chambers Irwin Mitchell Solicitors Kelcey & Hall Lyons Davidson Marc White & Co Meade King Michelmores LLP Osborne Clarke Queen Square Chambers Simmons … more


President’s Charity of the Year – Bristol Children’s Help Society

                            The Bristol Children’s Help Society is a privately funded volunteer led charity that owns and runs Barton Camp our 100 bed residential children’s centre in the beautiful Mendip hills. Barton Camp operates through the year as a base where disadvantaged local children can enjoy a few … more


No 12, The Meeting Rooms – Conference, Meeting and Mediation Rooms for Hire

Bristol Law Society’s suite of conference and meeting rooms including a suite of mediation rooms are conveniently located in the centre between the Waterfront Area and the Old City in a modern building situated on the corner of Colston Avenue and St Stephen’s Avenue. There are a number of large public car parks within a 5 minute walk from the … more


My Legal Indemnity Shop – why should I use it?


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My Legal Indemnity Shop (MLIS) – why should I use it?

  1. Saving time and cost
    Did you know that around 1 in 3 transactions require some form of legal indemnity insurance and 1 in 4 policies are ‘multi-risk’ policies i.e. where more than one insurance product is required? MLIS enables you to combine up to 4 risks under a single quote/policy for ANY combination of risks. It’s entirely flexible regardless of the complexity of the title!It takes less than 60 seconds to obtain quotes on MLIS whether for a single risk or combining multiple risks – it’s that slick. Compared to having to arrange individual quotes/policies through any alternative, less flexible, online or self-issue service, the time and cost savings are compelling. On top of that, combining risks under a single quote/policy will bring considerable savings in premiums too. The more quotes/policies you arrange, the greater the savings!
  2. Better for your client and for you
    MLIS is one service providing up to 3 quotes for comparison from different competing insurers. When most of us buy insurance, we ‘shop around’ so why not for legal indemnity insurance? It may not have been easy to ‘shop around’ in the past, but it is with MLIS – it’s all there in one, easy to use online service. We’ve even agreed a standard policy wording with each Insurer, so you don’t need to review different insurer wordings.Naturally, MLIS is also very competitive – after all, there are different insurer’s competing for your business!
  3. Treating Customers Fairly (TCF)
    TCF is a formal requirement laid down by the Financial Conduct Authority to ensure all financial services provided to consumers are delivered in a way that isn’t detrimental to the consumer – this includes provision of insurance. MLIS gives you the opportunity to add value to your legal services and improve your client experience when arranging legal indemnity insurance, with no additional work. Treating Customers Fairly by improving the insurance choice provided to your client – it really couldn’t be simpler.DUAL has recently added a new ‘Consumer Quick Quote’ function to its MLIS site in response to increasing demand from consumers who have been unhappy with the lack of choice offered by their conveyancer, when being advised that insurance is necessary to complete a transaction. That consumer demand for more choice is only likely to increase.
  4. Good Risk Management
    The Quote Summary, draft and final policy produced by MLIS clearly explain what’s covered, not covered, what’s been agreed and highlights any unusual conditions for complete transparency for all involved in the transaction – no ‘holes’ or ‘get outs’.Functionality allows you to email a summary of the choice of quotes to your client straightaway, should you wish, so you/they can decide what’s best for them – alternatively, you can simply recommend what you see as the best option for the client from the choice/comparison provided. An Insurance Product Information Document ( IPID ) is automatically provided alongside the policy documents.My legal indemnity shop – the smarter way to arrange legal indemnity insurance.