Category: High Court

Court of Appeal Upholds Decision on Inducement

The Court of Appeal has, in its recent judgment in Zurich Insurance Plc v Niramax Group Ltd [2021] 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 [2020] […]

Lloyd’s Part VII Transfer Approved by English High Court

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 […]

High Court Rules on Materiality of Non-Compliance with Terms of Separate Policy

In Niramax Group Ltd v Zurich Insurance Plc [2020] 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.