Keoghs Insight

We keep you up-to-date on emerging market issues and their impact on the insurance sector,
through a variety of publications, events and our leading market initiatives.

Client Alerts 28/10/2020

Is Young Driver Safety Back on the Political Agenda?

The Transport Select Committee has continued the young and novice drivers inquiry it began earlier this year. What did the appearance of the Roads Minister in front of the committee tell us about the Government’s attitude towards this issue?  

Client Alerts 22/10/2020

Developments since CN & GN v Poole

The judgment in CN & GN v Poole BC was handed down on 6 June 2019. Practitioners have been awaiting further guidance from the Court since. Two recent strike out decisions (at County Court level) have looked at the implications of the Poole decision and how the concept of an assumption of responsibility may be applied to local authority abuse claims. This article will consider these two decisions and the potential implications.

Client Alerts 16/10/2020

Reports of a new Advocate General for Scotland

It’s been widely reported that Keith Stewart QC is to step into the shoes left by Lord Keen a month ago. During tumultuous times, our Market Affairs team looks at what items are top of the new appointee’s to-do list.

Client Alerts 23/09/2020

Public Sector Credentials

As a market-leading provider of insurance legal services with a dedicated sector strategy, Keoghs are best placed to manage the ever-changing needs of those operating within the public sector.

Client Alerts 22/09/2020 Scotland

Redress for Survivors

The Redress for Survivors (Historical Child Abuse in Care)(Scotland)(Bill), creates a scheme whereby financial redress is provided to survivors of historical child abuse in care in Scotland. In certain circumstances, a restricted category of next of kin will also be eligible to seek redress. The purpose of the scheme is to acknowledge and provide tangible recognition of harm as a result of historical child abuse in care settings in Scotland.