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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to ensure that legal practitioners are familiar with the case of Zurich Insurance PLC UK Branch –v- International Energy Group Limited.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand why the decision in the case of Zurich Insurance PLC UK Branch –v- International Energy Group Limited was widely anticipated in the insurance sector;
  • Be aware of the facts of the case of Zurich Insurance PLC UK Branch –v- International Energy Group Limited;
  • Know what the legal issues that the Supreme Court were looking at in the case of Zurich Insurance PLC UK Branch –v- International Energy Group Limited;
  • Understand what the decision and approach of the Supreme Court was in the case of Zurich Insurance PLC UK Branch –v- International Energy Group Limited;
  • Be aware of the implications for employers’ liability insurers of the case of Zurich Insurance PLC UK Branch –v- International Energy Group Limited;
  • Understand the implications of the case of Zurich Insurance PLC UK Branch –v- International Energy Group Limited for reinsurers.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Legal Principles
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • Zurich Insurance PLC UK Branch –v- International Energy Group Limited [2015] UKSC 33;
  • Fairchild –v- Glenhaven Funeral Services Ltd and Others [2002] UKHL 22;
  • Barker –v- Corus (UK) Plc [2006] UKHL 20;
  • Compensation Act 2006.
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In this CPDcast, Richard Breavington, a Partner at RPC, looks at the Judgment of the Supreme Court of 20 May 2015 in the case of Zurich Insurance PLC UK Branch –v- International Energy Group Limited. Richard examines the facts of the case and explains the legal issues that the Supreme Court were looking at. Richard then focuses on the implications of the Supreme Court’s decision for the insurance sector and whether there are any other issues that still need to be considered in light of the decision.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD hour for barristers at the Bar of England and Wales.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD point (0.5 for the podcast and 0.5 for completion of the test) for solicitors and legal professionals.

Podcast Length: 32:06

Date Recorded: 16th June 2015

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