Director of Market & Public Affairs
Samantha is responsible for leading Keoghs' public affairs and thought leadership programme. This includes keeping informed with and influencing any policy development that may affect the insurance industry through liaising with representatives within Government, Westminster and other relevant industry stakeholders.
She joined Keoghs in October 2015 from the ABI where she was the policy lead on civil justice issues, responsible for identifying and developing ABI policy in several key areas that directly affect the costs facing and the reputation of the insurance industry. This primarily included work on the implementation of Lord Justice Jackson’s recommendations in the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders (LASPO) Bill (now Act) and related secondary legislation, as well as lobbying to secure an extension in the claims limit for the RTA Portal, as well as extending the model to employers’ and public liability.
Prior to the ABI, Samantha worked in private practice as a commercial insurance litigation solicitor.
Latest Insights by Samantha Ramen
Client Alerts 12/09/2018
The Civil Liability Bill’s Public Bill Committee met yesterday to discuss the amendments tabled by both sides of the House to the Civil Liability Bill.
Client Alerts 06/09/2018
Immediately following on from the Bill’s Second Reading in the Commons, further activity has occurred in the form of draft regulations and a series of both Government and Opposition amendments in advance of Committee Stage.
Client Alerts 05/09/2018
The Civil Liability Bill had its Second Reading yesterday in the House of Commons. It managed to pass through without too much difficulty.
As the Civil Liability Bill progresses through the House of Commons, we will keep clients updated with any changes or additions to the potential timings as to when the various stages will occur, and the impact this may have on the final date.
Client Alerts 20/07/2018
Now that a date for the Second Reading of the Civil Liability Bill has been set, we thought it would be helpful to update our estimated timeline for the Bill's passage to Royal Assent.
Client Alerts 28/06/2018
The Civil Liability Bill has finished its passage through the House of Lords, but what is happening with Part 2 - the discount rate?