12th Dec 2009
 1 Lloyd’s Rep. IR 149,  Lloyd’s Rep. IR 464;  Lloyd’s Rep. IR 676
Alistair Schaff Q.C. led Michael Holmes; Adam Fenton Q.C. and Julia Dias Q.C.; and Sioban Healy. A professional negligence action against insurance brokers in a case raising issues as to the extent of brokers’ duties, contributory negligence and causation of loss.
Insurance (professional indemnity) — Producing broker instructed to place excess layer insurance — Producing broker wrongly instructing placing broker to limit cover — Construction of policy — Rectification — Liability of producing broker to assured — Contributory negligence — Liability of placing broker to producing broker.