Change for the better or worse? Top legal movements which impacted 2019

04 Dec 2019

Speaking to Lawyer Monthly BLM senior partner, Matthew Harrington and director of policy and government affairs, Alistair Kinley give their thoughts on the most impactful developments in the legal sector over the last 12 months.

Speaking about legal and insurance technological advances, Matthew says, "Every insurance law firm has had to adapt their practices and ways of working over the last 5-10 years and this year we have seen a real acceleration in law firms investing in innovation, technology and analytics."

Alistair comments on policy issues and most predominant for 2019 was the change in discount rate for personal injury claims. He says, "It was one of the most significant changes for insurers in the personal injury sphere."

To read the full commentary from BLM on pages 12 and 13, please click here.

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