Frank Maher

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Frank Maher

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Frank Maher is a practising solicitor and partner in Legal Risk LLP. He specialises in advising major US, European and UK 100 law firms, their insurers and other professions on professional regulation and professional indemnity. His practice covers transactional advice, litigation and disciplinary proceedings. He is advising a number of practices on regulation as Alternative Business Structures under the new regulatory regime in the UK which permit non-lawyer investment and involvement in law firms.

Frank has a diploma in Anti Money Laundering from the International Compliance Association, accredited by the Business School of the University of Manchester. He also has a Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection.

Frank is author of Risk and Compliance for Law Firms in a Changed World and co-author with Sue Mawdsley of The Money Laundering Reporting Officer’s Handbook: A Guide for solicitors. He is also a contributor to Ark Group’s Future of Legal Services Report.

He has 28 years’ experience of defending many of the largest law firm claims for insurers. His claims experience includes many involving fraud issues in the UK and elsewhere, property, undertakings, financial services and consumer credit.

He has advised City firms and many other practices on dealing with compliance and insurance aspects of rogue partner and employee issues.

He is also a frequent contributor to the legal and insurance press and a regular speaker at events worldwide.


Legal Risk LLP is a UK law firm whose clients include six Am Law 100 and ten Am Law 200 firms, many of the leading European and UK law firms and US and UK insurers on professional regulation, risk management, anti-money laundering, and professional indemnity. The partners’ combined experience covers a wide range of commercial, banking, insolvency, anti-money laundering, professional indemnity insurance and disciplinary and compliance issues. The firm is frequently instructed in the insurance aspects of law firm mergers.

Legal Risk is recommended by Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners for professional indemnity and professional regulation, and was winner of the Law Society’s Gazette Centenary Award for Excellence in Risk Management.

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