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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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Produced in partnership with David Savage of Charles Russell Speechlys LLP 12th Jan
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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This Practice Note considers causation and remoteness in professional negligence claims, encompassing the ‘but for’ test (considered in Kuwait Airways...
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15th Apr
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This Practice Note sets out the position according to the Pre-Action Protocol for Professional Negligence claims now in force.Scope of this Practice...
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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan 13th Apr
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Coronavirus (Covid-19): A scheme has been launched by NHS Resolution to meet liabilities arising from the special healthcare arrangements being put in...
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9th Apr
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Silent (or non-affirmative) cyber coverage and the systemic risk it poses is a serious concern for the insurance industry, leading to scrutiny from...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Jones of Beale & Co 9th Apr
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What is cyber insurance?In essence, cyber insurance provides cover against the consequences of a cyber event, which may take the form of a cyber...
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Produced in partnership with Simon Cooper of Ince & Co 9th Apr
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What is professional indemnity insurance?Professional indemnity insurance is a form of liability insurance. It provides a professional person or firm...
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9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [[APPROPRIATE DIRECTOR]][NAME OF DEFENDANT BROKER][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan 9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [APPROPRIATE DIRECTOR][NAME OF DEFENDANT BROKER][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan 9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [MANAGING PARTNER][NAME OF DEFENDANT ACCOUNTANT][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [MANAGING PARTNER][NAME OF DEFENDANT ACCOUNTANT][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [CLIENT PARTNER OR SENIOR PARTNER][NAME OF DEFENDANT ][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [[CLIENT PARTNER OR SENIOR PARTNER]][NAME OF DEFENDANT FIRM][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [RELEVANT NAME][NAME OF DEFENDANT SURVEYOR][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE 2][POSTCODE][DATE]Dear...
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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan 9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [RELEVANT NAME][NAME OF DEFENDANT OR DEFENDANT’S SOLICITOR IF KNOWN][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS...
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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan 9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [CLIENT PARTNER OR SENIOR PARTNER][NAME OF DEFENDANT][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [HEAD OF BARRISTERS CHAMBERS][NAME OF CHAMBERS][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS LINE...
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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 9th Apr
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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]FAO [[APPROPRIATE DIRECTOR OR SENIOR PARTNER]][NAME OF DEFENDANT BROKER][ADDRESS LINE 1][ADDRESS...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note looks at professional indemnity (PI) insurance in the context of construction projects—the requirement to hold insurance, the level...
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8th Apr
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What is design and build?At its simplest, design and build (D&B):•is a project delivery system under which a single entity (the D&B contractor)...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Spencer, Emily Monastiriotis and Rachel Lobley of Simmons & Simmons 8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the Pre-Action Protocol for Professional Negligence claims currently in force.Note: claims started on or after 1 October...
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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan 8th Apr

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