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In many cases, indemnity for defence costs is the most significant head of cover in professional indemnity insurance. In a recent judgment, the High Court has interpreted the minimum terms of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (“ICAEW”) (the “Minimum Terms”) in favour of insurers in respect of their right to be repaid defence costs by a policyholder.
Theresa May has been busy hiring and firing this week, but what does the hierarchy at the Ministry of Justice now look like, and what might this mean for personal injury reforms? Our director of Market and Public Affairs Samantha Ramen takes a look in our latest blog.
The Justice Committee today launched an inquiry into part of the Government’s whiplash reforms, to, as they state: “assist Parliamentary scrutiny of the Government’s proposals for raising the small claims limit for personal injury via secondary legislation”.
“The Patronising Disposition of Unaccountable Power”: Bishop’s review on Hillsborough families’ experiences published
Following conclusion of the recent inquests into the deaths of those killed during the Hillsborough disaster, Theresa May (whilst Home Secretary) commissioned Bishop James Jones to review the experiences of families involved in the tragedy.
We provide our comments on the report from the Justice Committee released on 30 November with regards to the draft discount rate clauses.
The Technology and Construction Court has, in recent months, provided clarification as to the meaning of “accidental damage” in property insurance contracts in the recent case of Leeds Beckett University v Travelers Insurance Company Limited  EWHC 558 (TCC).