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HALLIBURTON CO v CHUBB BERMUDA INSURANCE LTD

Arbitration – Removal of arbitrator – Potential bias – Test for potential bias – Whether arbitrator should have disclosed other later appointments – Arbitration Act 1996, sections 24 and 33.

[2021] Lloyd's Rep. IR 1

SARFRAZ v AKHTAR AND ANOTHER

Insurance (motor vehicle) – Compulsory insurance – Striking out – Summary judgment – Assured injured while a passenger in his own car – Whether car unlawfully taken – Whether assured permitting himself to be carried – Road Traffic Act 1988, sections 151(2) and 151(4).

[2021] Lloyd's Rep. IR 121

HERCULITO MARITIME LTD AND OTHERS v GUNVOR INTERNATIONAL BV AND OTHERS (THE “POLAR”)

General average – Vessel seized and held to ransom by pirates in Gulf of Aden – Shipowners paying ransom for release of vessel – Shipowners seeking to recover ransom payment from bill of lading holders as general average contribution – Charterparty providing for charterers to pay premiums for war risks and kidnap and ransom insurance – Whether relevant charterparty provisions incorporated into bills of lading – Whether shipowners precluded from recovering contribution from bill of lading holders.

[2021] Lloyd's Rep. IR 127

IRWELL INSURANCE CO LTD v WATSON AND OTHERS

Insurance – Claims made in employment tribunal against insolvent employer – Whether tribunal having jurisdiction to determine the liability of the employer's insurers – Effect of arbitration clause – Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010, section 2 – Arbitration Act 1996, section 9.

[2021] Lloyd's Rep. IR 145

SPIRE HEALTHCARE LTD v ROYAL & SUN ALLIANCE INSURANCE PLC

Insurance (liability) – Aggregation – Limit of indemnity applied to all losses arising from one original cause – Two groups of patients subjected to misconduct by one surgeon – Whether one or two original causes.

[2021] Lloyd's Rep. IR 182

CORPORIS SP ZOO v GEFION INSURANCE A/S

Insurance (motor) – Claims representative – Whether service of legal proceedings can be effected on claims representative – European Parliament and Council Directive 2009/138/EC, article 152.

[2021] Lloyd's Rep. IR 226

GEMMELL v KSL HAIR LTD AND OTHERS

Insurance (liability) – Claim for assault and negligence in performing hair transplant procedures – Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010.

[2021] Lloyd's Rep. IR 233

MOORE v IAG NEW ZEALAND LTD

Insurance (property) – Aggregation – Successive earthquakes – Whether earthquakes constituted a series of losses or events – Causation.

[2021] Lloyd's Rep. IR 244