Insurance Claims (5th edition) by Alison Padfield QC

The latest edition of Insurance Claims by Alison Padfield QC has just been published by Bloomsbury Professional. The new edition is fully updated and covers recent decisions of the Supreme Court and Privy Council including:

  • The FCA Business Interruption Insurance Test Case [2021] UKSC 1 – construction of insurance contracts, causation including proximate cause & business interruption insurance
  • Halliburton Co v Chubb Bermuda Insurance Ltd [2020] UKSC 48 – principles governing recusal of arbitrators where multiple arbitrations with same or overlapping subject matter
  • Aspen Underwriting Ltd v Credit Europe Bank NV (The Atlantik Confidence) [2020] UKSC 11 – jurisdiction under Brussels Regulation (Recast)
  • Travelers Insurance Co Ltd v XYZ [2019] UKSC 48 – non-party costs orders against liability insurers
  • Perry v Raleys Solicitors [2019] UKSC 5 – professional negligence damages
  • Atlasnavios-Navegação Lda v Navigators Insurance Co Ltd, The B Atlantic [2018] UKSC 26 – construction of insurance contracts & exclusion clauses
  • Ramsook v Crossley [2018] UKPC 9 – construction and application of claims control clauses
  • Gard Marine & Energy Ltd v China National Chartering Co Ltd [2017] UKSC 35 – waiver of rights of subrogation
  • AIG Europe Ltd v Woodman [2017] UKSC 18 – aggregation clauses
  • Sun Alliance (Bahamas) Ltd v Scandi Enterprises Ltd [2017] UKPC 10 – construction of contractors’ all risks policy
  • Impact Funding Solutions Ltd v Barrington Services Ltd [2016] UKSC 57 – construction of insurance contracts & scope of cover/exclusion clauses

Significant Court of Appeal decisions added for this new edition include:

  • Endurance Corporate Capital Ltd v Sartex Quilts & Textiles Ltd [2020] EWCA Civ 308 – reinstatement/betterment in property damage insurance
  • Manchikalapati v Zurich Insurance Plc [2019] EWCA Civ 2163 – construction of building guarantee insurance
  • Euro Pools plc v Royal & Sun Alliance plc [2019] EWCA Civ 808 – notification of claims in professional indemnity insurance
  • Equitas Insurance Ltd v Municipal Mutual Insurance Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 718 – reinsurance of ‘Fairchild enclave’ employers’ liability claims
  • Allianz Insurance Plc v Tonicstar Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 434 – qualification of arbitrators
  • Spire Healthcare Ltd v Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance plc [2018] EWCA Civ 317 – aggregation clauses
  • Ted Baker plc v AXA Insurance UK [2017] EWCA Civ 4097 – insurance claims conditions and ‘duty to speak’ estoppel
  • AXA Versicherung Ag v Arab Insurance Group [2017] EWCA Civ 96 – pleading & proving inducement
  • W R Berkley Insurance (Europe) Ltd v Teal Assurance Co Ltd (No 2) [2017] EWCA Civ 25 – liability insurance & ascertainment of loss
  • Zurich Insurance plc v Maccaferri [2016] EWCA Civ 1302 – notification of claims

Commercial Court and Technology and Construction Court decisions are also covered, along with selected decisions from other jurisdictions including Scotland, Australia and New Zealand which are likely to be of interest to practitioners in England and Wales.

The book is available in hard copy and as an ebook – details here.