Ansari v New India Assurance Ltd


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Cases Citation

[2009] EWCA Civ 93; [2009] 2 All E.R. (Comm) 926; [2009] Lloyd's Rep. I.R. 562

On behalf of the Insurer, successfully resisted an appeal against the ruling that the policy did not cover fire damage, where the sprinkler system was inoperative: Hussain v Brown (1996) 1 Lloyd’s Rep 627 CA  distinguished. The material change clause in the policy protected the Insurer against alterations to the property or in the facts on the basis of which it had written the policy.

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Jonathan Watt-Pringle QC

Jonathan Watt-Pringle QC
Year of Call: 1987
Year of Silk: 2008