Legal News

Judging forfeit by fraudulent presentation (Versloot Dredging v HDI Gerling)

Judging forfeit by fraudulent presentation (Versloot Dredging v HDI Gerling)
Published on: 26 July 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Judging forfeit by fraudulent presentation (Versloot Dredging v HDI Gerling)
  • Original news
  • What was the background to the case?
  • What issues were before the Supreme Court?
  • What is the ‘fraudulent devices’ rule in Agapitos v Agnew
  • and how does it apply to this case?
  • Did the court consider the rule to be contrary to ECHR, Protocol 1, art 1?
  • What was the Supreme Court’s conclusion and does it clarify the law in this area? Are there any remaining grey areas?
  • How wide are the effects of this decision?
  • What should practitioners take away from the judgment?

Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: Does a party that makes a false representation when claiming under an insurance policy automatically lose the right to recover? Ben Gardner, barrister at Quadrant Chambers, analyses the Supreme Court’s far-reaching decision in Versloot Dredging v HDI Gerling. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

Popular documents