Legal industry voices concerns following Jackson report

RPC warns of serious downside risk for insurers while Apil adds there is little in the report that helps claimants

The Jackson Report published today has drawn a mixed response from the legal industry.

Alexandra Anderson, Partner at City law firm Reynolds Porter Chamberlain LLP (RPC), commented: "These are hugely controversial proposals that have very serious implications for defendants generally and for the insurance sector in particular."

She continued: "Whilst, under the proposals, insurers will no longer foot the bill for a successful claimant's inflated costs, defendants (and their insurers) may be

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