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Supreme Court rules on jurisdiction in matters relating to insurance

European Union, United Kingdom - April 23 2020 A recent case in the Supreme Court has clarified the interpretation of the Brussels Regulation Recast (Regulation (EU) 1215/2012) (the Regulation) on…

Alaina Wadsworth.

Aviation: manufacturer’s duty to warn of inadequacies in parts supplied

United Kingdom - November 15 2018 A recent Privy Council decision is a reminder to manufacturers of aviation equipment that serious thought should go into whether modifications to…

Alaina Wadsworth, Nicholas Medniuk, Simon Garrett.

Court of Appeal finds employers can be vicariously liable for actions of independent contractors

United Kingdom - August 22 2018 In Barclays Bank v Various Claimants, the Court of Appeal reaffirmed that the “independent contractor defence” no longer exists; organisations can now…

Alaina Wadsworth, Ben Brown, Ed Foss.

Insurer liable for defence costs in respect of uninsured claims

United Kingdom - June 7 2018 The Court of Appeal has upheld a costs order against an insurer relating to uninsured claims. The insurer, jointly with the insured, had defended…

Alaina Wadsworth, Stephen Netherway.

Insurance issues: Summer 2016

European Union, United Kingdom - August 11 2016 The European Court of Justice handed down its judgment on 17 February 2016 in the case of Air Baltic Corporation AS v Lietuvos Respublikos…

Alaina Wadsworth, Chris Bradshaw, David Walsh, Estelle Duxbury, Simon Garrett.