Law Society accuses solicitors PI insurers of refusing cover

The ABI has hit back at accusations from The Law Society that professional indemnity (PI) insurers are deliberately discriminating against ethnic minority solicitors.

The Law Society is having “urgent discussions” with the ABI, the latest taking place on Tuesday, “about the ways in which BME [black minority ethnic] solicitors appear to have been disadvantaged during the 2009 renewal round with a view to erasing that disadvantage this year.”

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