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Whose shoes? What subrogation means and why it matters

Subrogation is a well-known principle of insurance law, which also affects real estate. It means that an insurer who has settled a claim may then “step into the shoes” of the insured and try to recover what it has paid from anyone who has contributed towards, or caused, the loss. In real estate, landlords’ insurers

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New Flood Risk Report – stemming the tide of increased insurance costs?

With adverse weather conditions and flooding constantly in the headlines, the Environment Agency’s new Flood Risk Report is well-timed.  The report can be used once flood protection measures have been installed.  As it provides information on flood risk (with and without the measures) it looks set to become a useful aid in negotiations with insurers

Posted in Case Updates

Landlord and Tenant: Insurance – landlord fails to recover premiums after failing to insure joint names with tenant

Green v 180 Archway Road Management Co Ltd [2012] UKUT 245 In July 2012, the Upper Tribunal decided that a landlord could not recover insurance premiums from its tenant for four out of five years because it had failed to insure the building in accordance with the lease covenants. The lease required the landlord to