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The Fire Safety Act - An update

United Kingdom - May 27 2022 Since the Fire Safety Bill received Royal Assent on 29 April 2021, it has been in limbo, waiting for its provisions to be brought into force. This has…

General Liability newsletter - May 2022

United Kingdom - May 25 2022 Welcome to the latest edition of our general liability newsletter, rounding up some of the key cases from the last few months…

Mariana v BHP may expand scope of environmental group litigation

United Kingdom - May 19 2022 The much-anticipated Court of Appeal decision on a claim resulting from Brazil's worst environmental disaster could herald a new era for group…

Legal Focus: 'Big Plastic' is an emerging climate risk and a ticking time-bomb for litigation

United Kingdom, USA - April 14 2022 The tangible commitment to plastics regulation and action will likely trigger a new wave of plastics-related litigation…

Home Alone: the birth of a lawyer

United Kingdom - December 21 2021 Can you remember the day you decided to become a lawyer? Or perhaps it is more accurate to say: the day you realised that you were already a lawyer…

First English judgment on the ‘Duty of Fair Presentation’ under the Insurance Act 2015

United Kingdom - December 17 2021 Berkshire Assets (West London) Limited v AXA Insurance UK plc [2021] EWHC 2689 (Comm) High Court of Justice Queen’s BenchDivision Commercial Court…

The Matrix and the Reality of Insurance

United Kingdom - December 15 2021 1 hour, 31 minutes and 39 seconds into The Matrix, something remarkable happens. We glimpse a skyscraper, at the top of which is the single word…

The birth of modern life assurance (a podcast with Craig Turnbull)

United Kingdom - December 9 2021 Welcome to Insurance Covered, the podcast that covers everything insurance. In this episode Peter is joined by Craig Turnbull, Senior Technical…

When the bough breaks...

United Kingdom - December 3 2021 When trees fail, they have the potential to cause significant damage and disruption to property and businesses…

Product law bulletin - December 2021

European Union, United Kingdom - December 2 2021 Welcome to the latest edition of our product law bulletin, this month we focus on compliance with Natasha's law, the extension of the UKCA mark…