Insurance School 2023

Wednesday, 1st February 2023


Wednesday, 1st February 2023

Insurance School 2023

Wednesday, 1st February 2023


This year we focused on 4 core interactive sessions which will ran as live webinars that provided an introduction to the key issues and lines of business you are likely to encounter at this stage of your career.

All sessions cover a broad overview of the legal, regulatory, claims and coverage issues you need to know about. Registrants are also provided free access to 15 other related training sessions to view at a time that suits you.

Session 1 – Introduction to Insurance with a Legal and Regulatory overview

Wednesday 1 February 2023, 12:00 – 13:15

In this session, Partner Simon Mathews and Senior Associate Flavia Solimano cover the below topics:

  • London Company market
  • London Lloyd’s market
  • Producing/placing brokers
  • Principal classes of business written
  • Reinsurance
  • Market security
  • Insurance underwriting process
  • Distribution channels including delegated underwriting
  • Insurance Act
  • Consumer Insurance laws
  • Commercial Insurance laws
  • Dispute Resolution including the FOS
  • ICOBs, TCF and complaints

Session 2 – Insurance Policies, Coverage Issues and likely areas of challenge

Wednesday 8 February 2023, 12:00 – 13:15

In this session, Partner Joe Bryant and Associate Jon Quirk cover the general principles surrounding any review of a Professional Indemnity Policy. The aim of this session will be to provide a practical steer on the usual coverage questions arising for claims handlers and brokers. The session will run through the most straightforward way to approach any question of Policy coverage, such that relevant aspects are not overlooked. The session will touch on the following broad topics:

  • Basic policy structure
  • Wording
  • Schedule
  • Endorsements
  • Slips
  • Insuring clause
  • Exclusions
  • Warranties
  • Common terms and conditions
  • Conditions precedent to Policy response
  • Notification
  • Third Party Rights Against Insurers

Session 3 – Introduction to Professional Indemnity Insurance

Wednesday 22 February 2023, 12:00 – 13:15

In this session, Partner David McArdle and Associate Melissa Evans cover the below topics:

  • Third Party Claims Made
  • Civil Liability
  • In course of Professional Business
  • Regulatory cover
  • Involvement of Regulatory Bodies
  • Consumer Protection
  • Overview of Professions
    • Solicitors
    • Accountants
    • Surveyors
    • Insurance Brokers
    • IFAs
    • Education
    • Architects
    • Engineers

Session 4 – Introduction to Other Insurance Classes

Wednesday 1 March 2023, 12:00 – 13:15

In this session, Partners Ross Baker and Nathan Penny-Larter cover the below topics:

  • D&O
    • Scope of cover
    • Common extensions to cover
    • Common exclusions
    • Double insurance issues
    • Common coverage issues
    • Common types of claims and claimants
  • FI
    • PI
    • BBB
    • Fidelity