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Another non-party costs order against a liability insurer

In Various Claimants v Giambrone & Law and Ors [2019] EWHC 34 (QB), the High Court awarded a non-party costs order against a law firm’s professional indemnity insurer under section 51 of the Senior Courts Act 1981 in circumstances where … Continue reading

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Court of Appeal upholds payment of costs by non-party insurer

In Travelers Insurance Company Ltd v XYZ [2018] EWCA Civ 1099, the Court of Appeal upheld an order for costs against an unsuccessful Defendant’s insurer, under section 51 of the Senior Courts Act 1981. Even though the claims in issue … Continue reading

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Court of Appeal reminds insurers of cost risk in defending insureds

The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision to make a non-party costs order against an insurer who defended its insured in proceedings. The case provides a reminder of the risk insurers face when defending proceedings on behalf of an … Continue reading

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