12th Jan 2004
 Lloyd’s Rep. IR 446
Alistair Schaff Q.C. acted for the successful insurers on an appeal from the Court of Appeal of Trinidad and Tobago to the Privy Council in a case which upheld the insurers’ right to rely on timebar and claims co-operation conditions to deny liability for a claim on fire policies.
Insurance (physical damage and business interruption) – Insurers alleging fraud – Insurers also pleading breach of claims co-operation provisions and late claim – Whether insurers entitled to rely on contract terms after raising defence of fraud – Waiver – Correctness of Jureidini v National British and Irish Millers Insurance Company Limited  AC 499.