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A to Z of construction disputes: Avoidance and resolution – Part 2: N to Z

This two-part article explains some of the key concepts that anyone involved in the construction industry needs to know in order to avoid or resolve construction disputes
28 May 2019

A to Z of construction disputes: Avoidance and resolution – Part 1: A to M

This two-part article explains some of the key concepts that anyone involved in the construction industry needs to know in order to avoid or resolve construction disputes
14 May 2019

Understanding the scope of your insurance cover

A recent court decision emphasises the importance for policyholders of understanding the impact of exclusions in their policies.
01 November 2017

Insurance reform: redress when insurers pay late

Late payment of claims provisions of the Enterprise Act 2016 are now in force. Policyholders can now seek compensation from insurers failing to pay claims within a reasonable period of time.
24 May 2017

Notification under Public Liability Insurance Policies: advice for policyholders

The court clarifies what "as soon as possible" means in the context of a notification. It is important that policyholders are aware of the notification provisions in their policies.
06 February 2017

2017: will we see the practical impact of the Insurance Act 2015?

Dispute Resolution Festive Forecast: today, our insurance team looks at the potential impact of the Insurance Act 2015.
05 December 2016

Fool me once: the finality of settlement in the face of fraud

The Supreme Court's decision to unravel a settlement agreement influenced by misrepresentation means that there is now little comfort in the finality and certainty of settlement.
02 August 2016

Personal liability for director's failure to obtain adequate employer's liability cover?

The Supreme Court has held that a director was not personally liable for an insolvent company’s failure to obtain and maintain employers’ liability insurance as required by statute.
29 July 2016

Delegate carefully or risk liability

Leigh Day found not to have discharged its duty of care.
25 July 2016

The Supreme Court clarifies when lying to an insurer will invalidate insurance claims

The Supreme Court has held that 'collateral' lies told to an insurer in support of a policy claim will not prevent recovery where the lies are immaterial to the insured's right to recover.
25 July 2016

Third parties’ improved rights to claim against insurers

The Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 (the 2010 Act) will finally come into force from 1 August 2016
10 May 2016

Policyholders gain the right to sue insurers for late payment of claims

The Enterprise Bill has now received Royal Assent and will come into force on 4 May 2017 as the Enterprise Act 2016.
06 May 2016
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