MGAA Technical Claims Insights – September 2023: Technical Claims Update


15/09/2023 | Online Zoom Conferencing or face to face at MGAA Offices, 1 Minster Court

This session will cover an overview of key legal developments relevant to claims practice, the operation of common policy exclusions, and changes to the legal costs regime.
Learning objectives:

By the end of the session, delegates will be able to:

  • Summarise recent caselaw relevant to general insurance claims.
  • Explain the application of common exclusion clauses in property insurance policies.
  • Outline planned changes to the legal costs regime and their impact on claims handling.

Andy Henner
Property Technical Claims Manager, Ecclesiastical Insurance 

Andy has worked in the legal and insurance sectors for 18 years and heads up the Complex and Major Loss function at Ecclesiastical Insurance. He has a particular interest in heritage reinstatement projects and business interruption insurance.

John O’Shea
Partner, Clyde & Co

John is a Partner at Clyde & Co based in London specialising in Property related claims. John has experience in dealing with claims that involve construction projects, property investor schemes, real estate, and heritage properties. He also acts on behalf of clients operating in the rail industry.

Rosemary Scott
Senior Associate, Clyde & Co

Rosemary has over ten years’ experience dealing with all types of property claims, with a particular focus on policy coverage and fraud. She has a particular interest in complaints to the Financial Ombudsman, as well as claims involving high net worth insureds.