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Insurance and Reinsurance

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Supreme Court hurts employers on vicarious liability

07 March 2016

Cox v Ministry of Justice (2016) and AM Mohamud v WM Morrison Supermarkets plc (2016)

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Clarifying block notification feels ripples

03 March 2016

Judgment in this case was handed down at the beginning of February 2016.

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The Insurance Act – what are the five biggest changes to the current law?

01 March 2016

James Wickes – a partner in our Insurance Group – tells us why it's very much in vogue to be an insurance lawyer these days.

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Health and safety law update

01 March 2016

HSE to prosecute Merlin Attractions Operation Ltd over Alton Towers “Smiler” incident

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Take priority but be reasonable

17 February 2016

On 20 January 2016, Mr Justice Edwards-Stuart handed down his judgment on preliminary issues in Commercial Management (Investments) Limited v (1) Mitchell Design and Construct Limited, and (2) Regorco Limited1

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Adjudication - RMP Construction Services Ltd v Chalcroft Ltd

04 February 2016

On 21 December 2015, Stuart-Smith J handed down his decision in RMP Construction Services Ltd v Chalcroft Ltd1 , an action for summary judgment in the Technology and Construction Court to enforce an Adjudicator’s decision.

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Do receivers owe duties to bankrupt mortgagors?

27 January 2016

The Court of Appeal has recently considered whether an LPA Receiver owes a duty of care to a bankrupt mortgagor in connection with the way the Receiver deals with the mortgaged property. In a decision which will be welcomed by Receivers and their insurers, the court decided that a Receiver owes no such duties.

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UK flooding: the aftermath

26 January 2016

As the flood waters subside and residents, businesses, insurers and public bodies survey the damage and pick up the pieces, thoughts will turn to what, if anything, could have been done differently to have prevented or minimised the damage caused.

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Love thy neighbour but don't give them any advice!

22 January 2016

The first TCC judgment of the year, Burgess & Burgess vs Lejonvarn [2016] EWHC 40 (TCC), is of particular interest to both architects and their insurers, as it discusses and distinguishes between a contractual relationship and one that gives rise to an assumption of responsibility in tort.

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Annual Insurance Review 2015

08 January 2016

There are no prizes for guessing the likely main insurance law event of 2016. The Insurance Act 2015 will come into force on 12 August 2016.

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