Keoghs Insight

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through a variety of publications, events and our leading market initiatives.

Blogs 11/01/2018

Professional Indemnity: Defence costs cover under accountants’ minimum terms

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.

Blogs 06/12/2017

Justice Committee inquiry: Raising the small claims limit

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”.

Blogs 14/11/2017

The Meaning of “Accidental Damage”

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 [2017] EWHC 558 (TCC).