HIH -v- Chase Manhattan Bank (House of Lords)

David Edwards QC
Andrew Wales QC
Michael Holmes

[2003] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 61

David Edwards led Michael Holmes; and Andrew Wales were involved in the film finance litigation

Insurance (Financial contingency) – Non-disclosure – Misrepresentation – Duty of utmost good faith – Contracts for and of insurance – Allegations of non-disclosure and misrepresentation – Whether insurers entitled to avoid or rescind contract – Whether insurers entitled to damages for fraudulent and negligent misrepresentation – Whether breach of duty of utmost good faith.

Date added: February 20th, 2003

Area of Expertise

Banking & finance
Insurance & reinsurance