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Joining FOIL

How to become a member of FOIL

Membership of FOIL is open to Legal Practitioners who practice in the field of insurance law and whose practice comprises predominantly or exclusively of instructions to defend actions for or on behalf of insurance companies and self-insurers (excluding legal expense insurers).

There are five categories of membership namely:

If you work at a firm with a defendant insurance practice, the firm can join as "Corporate Members" enabling all defendant lawyers and para legals at the firm to participate in FOIL.

At the FOIL AGM on November 23rd 2017, members agreed the following fee level for members.

Membership Tariff 2018

Jurisdiction and insurance practice turnover*
2018
     
Scotland up to £1m £1,750
     
Scotland £1m - £2m £2,750
   
Scotland £2m - £5m £3,500
     
Scotland £5m - £20m £4,000
     
Northern Ireland £2,000
     
England and Wales £1,750
up to £1m  
     
England and Wales £2,750
£1m - £2m  
     
England and Wales £4,250
£2m - £5m  
     
England and Wales £9,250
£5m - £10m  
     
England and Wales £9,750
£10m - £15m  
     
England and Wales £10,500
£15m - £20m  
     
England and Wales £11,000
£20m - £25m  
     
England and Wales £12,000
£25m - £30m  
     
England and Wales £12,500
£30m - £35m  
     
England and Wales £12,800
£35m - £40m  
     
England and Wales £13,100
£40m - £45m  
     
England and Wales £13,300
£45m - £50m  
     
England and Wales £13,500
£50m - £55m  
     
England and Wales £13,750
£55m - £60m  
     
England and Wales £13,950
£60m - £65m  
     
England and Wales £14,150
£65m - £70m  
     
England and Wales £14,350
£70m - £75m  
     
England and Wales £14,500
£75m - £80m  
     
England and Wales £14,750
£80m - £90m  
     
England and Wales £15,000
£90m - £100m  
     
England and Wales £15,500
£100m - £110m  
     
England and Wales £16,000
£110m - £120m  
     
England and Wales £22,000
£120m+  
     
In house legal teams  
(0-5 members)  
     
In house legal teams  
(6-15 members)  
     
In house legal teams  
(16+ members)  
     
Individual members £325
     
Trade and Industry Partners:  
Under 10 employees £600
11 – 99 employees £1,200
101 + employees £1,700

*Total annual revenue from insurers and self insured corporations in respect of work done in the defence of insurable liabilities.

In-House Corporate Membership

- organisations will pay a fee determined by the number of team members.

In-House In house legal teams (0-5 members)
£1,000
  In house legal teams (6-15 members)
£3,000
  In house legal teams (16+ members)
£5,000
   
Individual Individual members
£325

Any organisation with more than one member will be considered Corporate,
and will be required to pay the appropriate corporate rate.

Individual Membership

- where corporate membership is not applicable, for example,
retired practitioners, academics, sole in house counsel, barristers.

£325


Trade and Industry Partners

Up to 10 employees

£600

Between 11-100 employees

£1,200

101 or more employees

£1,700


For additional information about FOIL or if you would like to join FOIL you should contact Foil, using any of the methods below:

e-mail

info@foil.org.uk

Phone/fax

0844 556 7213

Mail

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Basingstoke,
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