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The rising influence of information technology in PII

Jitendra Valera discusses the benefits to firms of an effective practice and case management system

2 June 2014

Ever changing times and the increasing reluctance of rated insurers to remain in the professional indemnity (PI) market, create the perfect storm for traditional high street solicitors. The last few years have seen ever-increasing PI premiums, so what is available to counter this effect and where can solicitors turn to decrease such a burden?

If you can’t rely on competitive pressure from unrated insurers to prevent spiralling PI insurance premiums, maybe the best way is to reduce the risk the work you undertake introduces – and to demonstrate you have done so. Your greatest ally in doing so is probably on your desk right now, unrecognised and under-utilised – your practice and case management system (

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