FCA Test Case – Business interruption insurance

FCA Test Case – Business interruption insurance


Overview The COVID-19 pandemic has led to closures and widespread disruption to business – resulting in substantial financial loss. Many policyholders have made claims for these losses under their Business… Read more »

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Success in resisting summary enforcement of Russian judgments in aviation reinsurance claim


In PJSC Rosgosstrakh v Starr Syndicate Limited & Others [2020] EWHC 1557 (Comm) (17 June 2020), Michael McParland QC and Samar Abbas Kazmi have been successful in resisting the summary… Read more »

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Covid-19 Insurance Insights – June 2020


As we approach week 11 of lock-down and with businesses and professional practices continuing to be affected by the Covid-19 outbreak, 39 Essex Chambers provides the second instalment of our… Read more »

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Labour Trafficking and EL Insurance


In two cases arising from labour trafficking, the High Court has upheld policy avoidance by an Employers’ Liability insurer; Komives v AmTrust and Varhelyi v AmTrust. Geoffrey Brown acted for… Read more »

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The Vicarious Liability of Local Authorities


Jonathan Bellamy to speak to the British Insurance Law Association at the Lloyd’s Building, London, on The Vicarious Liability of Local Authorities. This presentation will focus on recent developments in… Read more »

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A most expensive trip to the supermarket: “the use of vehicles” under the Motor Insurance Directives (Michael McParland QC)


On 15 November 2018, in case C-648/17 BTA Baltic Insurance Company, the European Court of Justice (“CJEU”) ruled on whether the concept of the “use of vehicles” in the Motor… Read more »

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Adam Robb QC to participate in panel session at the British Insurance Law Association “Too Big To Fail?” Conference


Adam Robb QC is to participate in a panel session at the British Insurance Law Association (BILA) Conference named “Too Big To Fail?“, which will take place at The Old… Read more »

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Jonathan Bellamy to give keynote presentation at 2nd SASIG cyber insurance workshop


Jonathan Bellamy is to give the keynote presentation at the 2nd Security Awareness Special Interest Group (SASIG) cyber insurance workshop, which will be held at Lloyd’s of London on Friday… Read more »

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All change please – the results of the review of the Discount Rate consultation


The Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary, David Lidington MP, has announced that he will today (7/9/17) lay draft legislation before Parliament to change the way in which the personal injury… Read more »

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