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The parties to a reinsurance contract and reinsurance terminologyThe principal parties to any reinsurance contract are the reinsurer, who assumes the...
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This Practice Note describes the main principles of marine insurance as governed by the Marine Insurance Act 1906. It looks at the principles of...
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The Practice Note entitled EU/UK financial and trade sanctions for insurers outlines the sanctions applicable to insurers, the nature of those...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Martin of HFW 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers fundamental dishonesty both in the context of section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (CJCA 2015) and the...
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What is subrogation?Subrogation is an equitable mechanism aimed at preventing unjust enrichment by permitting one party to ‘step into the shoes’ of...
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Decennial insurance is insurance that is taken out by contractors to cover costs associated with the potential collapse of a building after completion...
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Vitiation of an insurance policyAn insurance policy may be vitiated (or invalidated) if the insured:•misrepresents or fails to disclose any material...
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What is insurance law?Insurance law can be split into three parts:•insurance contract law which governs the contractual relationship between insureds...
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering road traffic accidents. For...
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This Practice Note explains the Principles for Businesses (PRIN) set down by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The Principles form part of the...
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This Practice Note looks at the limitation period for professional negligence (prof neg) claims and explains how to determine the date of accrual in...
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Duty of 'fair presentation'Under the Insurance Act 2015, s 3 (IA 2015), the insured has a duty to make a 'fair presentation' of the risk to the...
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DefinitionsFraudDefined in Derry v Peek as where it is shown that:'a false representation has been made (1) knowingly, or (2) without belief in its...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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With the significant rise in the use of Warranty and Indemnity (W&I) insurance in private M&A transactions, lawyers are increasingly involved in the...
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Produced in partnership with Adrian Furlonge of Hemsley Wynne Furlonge LLP 12th Jan
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado 12th Jan
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Arbitrations arising from insurance and reinsurance disputes share many common features with other types of commercial arbitration. This Practice Note...
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Produced in partnership with Ralph Morley of 7KBW 12th Jan

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[IN THE COUNTY COURT AT [INSERT]ORIN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE][[SPECIFY DIVISION]][[INSERT LOCATION] DISTRICT REGISTRY]Claim...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 16th Apr
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Note: The UK's departure from the EU and the end of the Brexit transition or implementation period has implications for practitioners considering road...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 16th Apr
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This Practice Note considers fundamental dishonesty both in the context of section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (CJCA 2015) and the...
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16th Apr
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The Pre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in Road Traffic Accidents—30 April 2013 onwardsTHIS PRACTICE NOTE ONLY CONTAINS...
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Produced in partnership with Sue Brown 15th Apr
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Note: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering road traffic accidents in the EU. See Practice Note: What does IP...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with David Green, Barrister of 12 King's Bench Walk 9th Apr
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The offence of driving with no insuranceIt is an offence to use, or to cause or permit another to use, a motor vehicle under the Road Traffic Act 1988...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Taylor of Red Lion Chambers 9th Apr
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Note: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering road traffic accidents in the EU. See Practice Note: What does IP...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 7th Apr
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Duties and responsibilities of parties and legal advisersPleadings—CPRBy CPR 16.5(2), where a defendant denies an allegation set out in the...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 6th Apr
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STOP PRESS: A new RTA small claims protocol for whiplash claims comes into effect for accidents occurring on or after 31 May 2021. The small claims...
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Produced in partnership with Sue Brown 30th Mar
Precedents
NOTE: This Precedent is relevant only to claims in respect of which proceedings have been commenced in the courts of England and Wales on or before 31...
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29th Mar
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering road traffic accidents. This Practice Note is in the process of...
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29th Mar
Q&As
This question relates to the European Communities (Rights Against Insurers) Regulations 2002 (EC(RAI) Regs 2002), SI 2002/3061 legislation introduced...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 29th Mar
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Consumer insurance and commercial insurance for businessesThis Practice Note provides an overview of some of the most common types of insurance that...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Rosenfield of Fenchurch Law and John Curran of Fenchurch Law 25th Mar
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The Pre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in Road Traffic Accidents—30 April 2013 onwardsTHIS PRACTICE NOTE ONLY CONTAINS...
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Produced in partnership with Sue Brown 24th Mar
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STOP PRESS: A new RTA small claims protocol for whiplash claims comes into effect for accidents occurring on or after 31 May 2021. The small claims...
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24th Mar
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This Practice Note considers the impact of Part 1 of the Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018 (AEVA 2018) on the UK’s motor insurance framework,...
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Produced in partnership with Hogan Lovells 18th Mar
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Enforceability of contractsSome credit hire agreements have been vulnerable to attack as unenforceable where the credit hire company has failed to...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 18th Mar
Q&As
Section 151 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (RTA 1988) provides that a motor insurer is bound to meet a judgment in respect of a relevant liability...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 18th Mar

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