Merrett -v- Capitol Indemnity Corporation

Stephen Kenny QC

(1992) 1 Re LR 46; [1991] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 169

Christopher Butcher and Stephen Kenny acted in this case where the Reinsureds were not precluded from recovering from reinsurers by the reason of the fact that brokers had already gratuitously “funded” the claims.

Reinsurance – Insurance brokers – Reinsured claimed under reinsurance policies – Brokers paid claims gratuitously – Whether reinsured could still claim against reinsurers.

Date added: October 9th, 1990

Area of Expertise

Insurance & reinsurance