Discussion of Risk in the Current Environmnet


Location: Zoom Platform
Date: 26th Jan 2021
Start Time: 10:30 am
Finish Time: 11:30 am
Tutor: MARSH

Member Price: £0.00 Ex.VAT £0 inc. VAT

Join Marsh JLT Specialty in a discussion of risk in the current environment.

In this seminar, Victoria Prescott, Senior Vice President, will focus on supervision whilst working remotely, and provide an analysis of notifications during lockdown.

John Pennie will also discuss ATE insurance - insuring against the risk of adverse costs being awarded against your client - and highlight some recent developments. This discussion will cover how you might demonstrate that the client’s best interests are protected, and you have taken account of your client’s attributes, needs and circumstances as required by the new Code of Conduct.

Nam Qureshi will conclude with an overview of our thoughts on the October professional indemnity insurance renewal season.

Victoria Prescott, Senior Vice President, MARSH JLT Speciality

Victoria specialises in risk and claim reduction in the FINPRO PI area at Marsh JLT Specialty, and delivers risk management advice and consultancy for UK and global law firm clients. 

Victoria joined Marsh in 2019 from Libra Managers where she was an Associate Director in the PI Risk and Claims Team. Prior to that role Victoria worked in private practice for six years dealing with professional indemnity claims and also in general practice at the Bar for seven years.

Victoria has an in-depth knowledge of Professional Indemnity for Solicitors.

By working with law firms and analysing claim data and legal processes, Victoria develops risk management content and workshops for practic.

Victoria is a Barrister and has a Master of Arts Law degree from Cambridge University.

John Pennie, Consultant, MARSH JLT Speciality 

John was a Partner in WBD from 1984 to 2017, with recognized skills in IP, procurement, chancery litigation, insolvency law, and company turnaround. Highlights include him being vice chairman of the Institute for Turnaround, Moderator for many years of the JIEB exam, adviser to the CBI and Law Society on Insolvency, and having membership for the full 10 years of the Lord Chancellor’s Insolvency Rules Committee, where he was the only solicitor on the committee packed with judges and barristers.

Having retired from WBD in 2017, he currently has a 3 days a week position at Marsh in the Litigation Risk Solutions team which leaves him just enough time to serve as a non-exec director on 4 other companies and as trustee of two charities.

He has an MA in Law from Cambridge and his postgraduate studies were in European law at the University of Brussels. He speaks good French and some German and Italian.

The seminar is aimed at:

•       COLPs.
•       Partners.
•       Compliance departments.

Member Price: £0.00 Ex.VAT £0 inc. VAT