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We advise on all aspects of coverage including issues of avoidance for material non-disclosure/misrepresentation and the remedies available under the Insurance Act 2015; illegality and fraud; the scope of cover and meaning of endorsements, extensions and exclusions; and the effect of breach of warranties/suspensive conditions and conditions precedent; we also frequently deal with issues arising under the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010.

CAR/Project Cover

Our specialist team advise on the meaning of damage; the application of industry standard DE exclusions; issues of double insurance, joint insurance and waiver of subrogation; and we are familiar with the suite of JCT standard wordings and NEC3.

Excess Liability & Global Cover

The knowledge and expertise with the team covers multiple loss events affecting programmes of insurance including the aggregation of losses in a single year and the allocation of losses across numerous years and over excess layers; the extent of drop-down cover under global policies involving difference in conditions and difference in limits with local policies; and experience of the Bermuda Form and arbitrator challenges.

Reinsurance Cover

We advise on claims inspections and underwriting audits, binding authority disputes, cut through clauses, follow the settlements and claims control, jurisdiction and governing law.

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