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Henderson -v- Merrett Syndicates and others

21st Feb 1996

[1997] L.R.L.R. 247 and 265

Andrew Wales acted in this lead Lloyd’s long tail names action; only successful claim against Lloyd’s syndicate auditor

Reinsurance – Lloyd’s litigation – Limitation of time – Contribution – Negligent underwriting – Run-off contracts and reinsurance to close contracts – Claims against managing agents, members’ agents and auditors in tort – Whether actions time barred – Whether auditors entitled to contribution from members’ agents and/or managing agents – Whether plaintiffs entitled to an interim payment

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