Lumbermen Mutual Casualty Co –v- Bovis Lend Lease Ltd

Gavin Kealey QC
David Allen QC

[2005] 1 Lloyds Rep 494; [2005] Lloyd’s Rep IR 74; [2005] 2 All ER (Comm) 669

Gavin Kealey Q.C. and David Allen – Impact and enforceability of global settlements in liability insurance and reinsurance.

Insurance (construction of professional liability policy) – Assured reaching a settlement with third party – Settlement encompassing claims and counterclaims – No allocation for amount of assured’s liability – Whether assured’s liability had been ascertained – Whether insuring clause applied only to negligence – Whether assured could recover in respect of breach of warranty of construction contract.

Date added: October 5th, 2004

Area of Expertise

Insurance & reinsurance