Kerry Underwood is a former employment judge and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is a well-known writer and appears frequently on radio and television.
Kerry Underwood provides an update on getting your client retainer right, including how to avoid challenges under the Solicitors Act 1974, notice of the right to cancel, and explaining the funding agreement
On 4 July 2018, a new Practice Direction – Insolvency Proceedings (PDIP) came into force, replacing the most recent practice direction, which itself only came into force on 25 April 2018. Kerry Underwood summarises the new requirements.
A European court has ruled that a legal expenses insurer’s terms and conditions were incompatible with the Solvency II Directive, and that the claimant had a free choice of lawyer under a contract of legal expense insurance. Kerry Underwood’s response? Don’t take no for an answer from BTE insurers.