Quadrant Chambers has a flourishing insurance and reinsurance practice.
Our barristers have extensive experience both in litigation and arbitration of most classes of commercial insurance and reinsurance, as well as insurance-related professional negligence. This experience includes:
- H&M, cargo and mortgagees’ interest insurance
- Freight liability
- General aviation
- Business interruption
- Insurance on the Bermuda Form
- Political risks
- Credits risks
- Financial lines
- Treaty reinsurance
- Facultative reinsurance
Our barristers have been instructed in some of the most significant reported cases of recent years, including the DC Merwestone, the latest word from the Supreme Court on fraudulent devices; the B Atlantic and the Brillante Virtuoso, decisions of the Supreme Court and Commercial Court respectively on war risks cover; the Cendor Mopu, the leading authority on inherent vice; and Beazley Underwriting v Al Ahleia Insurance, a ground-breaking case dealing with claims control clauses in reinsurance policies.
We have also acted in cases concerning many of the major market issues of recent years, such as claims arising from Somalian piracy, the Asian tsunami, the credit crunch, the Arab Spring and the Fukushima nuclear disaster.