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Professional negligence - what will the post COVID-19 world look like for professionals and their insurers?

European Union, United Kingdom - April 23 2020 COVID-19 is having a devastating impact on the lives of individuals, businesses and societies all over the world. As the human cost of COVID-19…

Deirdre Fenton, James Robins, Mark Ratcliff, Sushma MacGeoch, Tim Barr.

Construction: a look back at 2019 and a look forward to 2020

United Kingdom - January 16 2020 Looking back, it has been a year of fewer disputes, increased insolvency and a strong theme of 'clarity', or lack thereof, in the cases before the…

Hannah Cane, Jan Foster.

Solicitors and professional indemnity insurers: are you ready for the changes to the SRA's Code of Conduct?

United Kingdom - September 19 2019 On 25 November 2019 the Code of Conduct in the SRA Handbook 2011 (the Code of Conduct 2011) will be replaced with two new codes of conducts - one for…

Sushma MacGeoch.

The Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 - is it retrospective and does it run in parallel with the 1930 Act?

United Kingdom - August 21 2017 In 2016 the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 (the 2010 Act) came into force. Both the 2010 Act and the 1930 Act of the same name…

Sushma MacGeoch.

Insurance Act 2015 - Court of Appeal considers duty of fair presentation and inducement

United Kingdom - April 6 2017 The Insurance Act 2015 replaced an insured's pre-contract duty of disclosure with a duty of fair presentation. In Axa Verischerung Ag v Arab Insurance…

Sushma MacGeoch.