In Spire Healthcare v Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Ltd  EWCA Civ 17, the Court of Appeal reversed the first instance decision of Judge Pelling QC holding that the two sets of claims in question had in common a unifying factor, such that they should be aggregated for the […]
In the recent decision in Berkshire Assets (West London) Ltd v AXA Insurance UK Plc  EWHC 2689 (Comm), Lionel Persey QC, sitting as a Judge of the High Court, gave the first English decision on the insured’s duty of fair presentation as set out in the Insurance Act 2015 […]
The Court of Appeal has, in its recent judgment in Zurich Insurance Plc v Niramax Group Ltd  EWCA Civ 590, addressed important issues of non-disclosure and inducement that were addressed at first instance in the Commercial Court by Cockerill J in Niramax Group Ltd v Zurich Insurance Plc  […]
With Lloyd’s syndicates due to lose their EEA passporting rights on 31 December 2020, on 25 November the English High Court sanctioned a Part VII transfer of all policies (or parts of policies) insuring EEA risks from the syndicates to Lloyd’s Insurance Company, Brussels (‘LIC’). From the end of the […]
In Niramax Group Ltd v Zurich Insurance Plc  EWHC 535 (Comm), Niramax Group Ltd (“Niramax”) brought a claim against Zurich Insurance plc (“Zurich”) challenging Zurich’s failure to pay out on a claim for fire damage to a recycling facility.