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Bates and Others –v- Barrow Ltd. and Others; Ansell And Others

8th Dec 1994

[1995] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 680

Dominic Kendrick and David Allen acted in this matter involving Illegality, insurance contracts, retrospective interpretation of statute, construction of the Financial Services Act

Reinsurance – Stop-loss policies – Illegality – Insurers not authorized under Insurance Companies Acts to carry on insurance business in the U.K. – Plaintiffs claimed under policies – Insurers alleged inter alia policies illegal and void and therefore unenforceable