Japanese knotweed and claims for diminution in value

The role played by diminution in value in claims of nuisance involving Japanese knotweed recently came before the Court of Appeal. In Davies v Bridgend County Borough Council [2023] EWCA Civ 80, the CA found that if the value of neighbouring property was diminished as a result of an interference with quiet enjoyment or amenity […]

Preservation of evidence: Chubb European Group SE v Hiscox Insurance and Hawkins & Associates Ltd

It has been a while since I looked at an insurance dispute so this week I have chosen to review Chubb European Group SE v Hiscox Insurance and Hawkins & Associates Ltd [2021] EWHC 1808 (TCC). Judgment was handed down on 9 June 2021. The case was concerned with Chubb’s application for an order seeking […]

Will business interruption insurance provide cover for the COVID-19 pandemic?

The short answer is that it will depend upon the specific terms of the policy and, if an insured is unsure about the terms of their policy, they should speak to their broker in the first instance. Business Interruption policies have, understandably, been the subject of much commentary in the press in recent weeks. On 12 […]

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