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 13/01/2022

Spotlight on Children’s Services in the pandemic

There's been a lot of recent media coverage about the tragic deaths of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes and Star Hobson at the hands of abusive adults. Do these cases highlight issues with children's services caused by the pandemic? Anna Churchill reviews the cases and the issues faced by public sector organisations.

Client Alerts 10/01/2022

TVZ & Others v Manchester City Football Club [2022] EWHC 7 (QB)

Eight claimants alleged they were abused by convicted paedophile Barry Bennell between 1980 and 1985 whilst he was a 'local scout' for Manchester City Football Club. Partner Ian Carroll acted for the club to help prove they were not liable for the actions of Bennell who was never an employee. 

Client Alerts 23/12/2021

Claimant’s Application for Costs Order and Interim Payment Dismissed

In this case the claimant made an application for an interim payment of costs in the sum of £183,000. The defendant, represented by Keoghs, had concerns about contributory negligence and successfully appealed against the payment. In this article Ben Petrecz reviews the case which sets out the evidence required when making an application for interim payments.

Blogs 20/12/2021

Violence in Retail: What's going to happen in 2022?

Over the course of the last 18 months, violence in the workplace has been a key concern for the retail sector. This month, the Government tabled an amendment to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill which would render assaults against retail workers an aggravating offence. So, as we head into 2022, is the retail sector in a better place - and what still needs to be done to protect workers? Kari Hansen and Hayley Riach take a closer look.

AWARE 16/12/2021

Complex Injury Aware | Issue 2

Issue 2 of Complex Injury Aware is now available to download. This time we feature several articles and successes from the team, as well as a final interview with Andrew Underwood before his retirement in October. We hope you find the content useful!