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Elisabeth Ross

Elisabeth is a Senior Associate at Kennedys, advising on insurance policy coverage issues, including professional indemnity (PI), directors’ and officers’ (D&O), crime, and employment practices policies.

Recent stories

  • legal professional privilege

    Legal professional privilege revisited – but not for the last time

    25 September 2018

    In the landmark case of Serious Fraud Office (SFO) v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC), the Court of Appeal has overturned a controversial High Court decision restricting the application of litigation privilege. Elisabeth Ross considers what this means for practitioners.

  • Elisabeth Ross

    Behaving badly – clarity at last on misconduct definitions?

    15 August 2018

    Dishonesty, want of integrity, professional misconduct and negligence: these concepts form a vexed spectrum of negative conduct characteristics from solicitors and other professionals. Elisabeth Ross looks at recent developments to help disentangle these terms

  • Property night

    Dreamvar revisited: the nightmare for solicitors and insurers continues…

    11 June 2018

    On 15 May 2018, the Court of Appeal published its judgment in the joint appeals of the P&P Property and Dreamvar cases. Both cases focus on the liability of solicitors where the purported seller of a property is in fact an imposter. Elisabeth Ross considers the cases’ impact.