Insurance Barrister Review of Causation & Professional Negligence

In his latest blog, specialist insurance barrister, Graham Bartlett examines causation and insurance broker professional negligence.

In the blog, that can be found here, Graham explores the implications of the recent case of Dalamd Limited v Butterworth Spengler Commercial Limited [2018] EWHC 2558, a case concerning a fire at a waste recycling facility in Widnes, Cheshire in October 2012 and in particular what an insured must prove to make out its claim, and what a broker must prove to defend allegations of professional negligence.

As well as writing his specialist blog dedicated to legal developments and analysis of the ever evolving insurance industry, Graham also regularly writes articles for The Journal, the Chartered Insurance Institute's leading insurance industry publication.

Following his previous career as a Chartered Loss Adjuster, Graham advises extensively on insurance disputes, including in relation to breaches of warranty and utmost good faith. Graham has dealt with a number of building and construction disputes involving damage to both residential and commercial property. He has also been instructed in relation to claims under the insurance clauses in the JCT Standard Form of Building Contract and on Contractors All Risks insurance policies.

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