Latest by Hugh Thomas


International risk team: The future at Lloyd’s

Published on 24 July 2020. By Hugh Thomas, Senior Associate and Toby Savage, Partner

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At the end of last year Lloyd’s published its Blueprint One, another instalment in the Future at Lloyd’s initiative. Blueprint One is a strategic document which maps out the ways in which the Corporation intends to combine data, technology and new ways of working in order to revolutionise the Lloyd’s market. The proposals are wide ranging and touch upon all facets of business at Lloyd’s, from risk placement through to claim payment, along with initiatives for attracting more capital and the development of new products.

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Supreme Court clarifies the impact of a "collateral lie" made by an assured during the claims process

Published on 12 August 2016. By Hugh Thomas, Senior Associate

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The Supreme Court has ruled that a lie told by an assured during the course of a claim presentation will not necessarily invalidate the assured's right to recover under his insurance.

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Cocaine Haul Leads to Limitations on War Risk Exclusion

Published on 23 December 2014. By Hugh Thomas, Senior Associate

It is a sad fact that drug traffickers like to use ocean-going vessels to help them move their product.

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