Sarah Hennessy

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Literal Interpretation – Not Always Black and White?

In Atlasnavios-v-Navigators Insurance, the Court of Appeal (the highest court within the Senior Courts of England and Wales) found that Insurers were entitled to rely on a literal interpretation of a standard war risks exclusion to deny coverage for the detainment of a vessel, despite the fact that the detainment was caused by a “malicious … Continue Reading

Brexit means Brexit…Really?

On 23 June 2016, 51.8% of voters in the UK voted in a referendum to leave the European Union. However, the process for formally leaving has been a journey into the unknown, leading to short term volatility in the financial markets and longer term uncertainty for businesses as they move into unchartered territory. Whilst many … Continue Reading