Insurance Law

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Our insurance law list includes leading titles such as Insurance Claims, Houseman’s Law of Life Assurance, Chalmers’ Marine Insurance Act 1906 and newer titles including Consumer Insurance Law: Disclosure, Representations and Basis of the Contract Clause.

In addition, all our insurance law titles are available as part of our Insurance Law online service.

Recently Published and Soon to Publish Titles

The new edition of Chalmers’ Marine Insurance Act 1906 provides the user with a guide to, and an understanding of how the Act has evolved and how it is practically implemented. It is an established reference point for those involved in any aspects of marine insurance.

Practitioners needing expertise across fields of insurance, construction, product liability and professional liability, will find our upcoming new title, Property Damage, a vital tool for their practice. This book provides a comprehensive text covering the full spectrum of issues and with numerous case law examples to apply.

Written by leading practitioners in the field, our insurance law titles provide valuable advice and guidance. Be sure to browse our most recent and soon to publish titles available below …

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Insurance Law Books

Insurance Law Handbook

This is a general, practical and accessible guide to all aspects of insurance law. Completely revised and restructured, the 4th edition includes additional legal analysis and specialist risk subjects, including environmental, war, professional indemnity and marine. Written by a well-respected team of experts, this book is aimed at the non-lawyer insurance professional and lawyers starting to specialise in insurance law. Read more

Consumer Insurance Law: Disclosure, Representations and Basis of the Contract Clauses

This brand new book provides an authoritative working guide to consumer insurance law. It takes the form of a multi-authored handbook explaining the reforms brought about by the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act 2012 and the impact these reforms will have on consumer insurance law. Contents includes: Consumer insurance – the current law on pre-contractual information; Self-regulation and the failure of previous reform initiatives; The FSA – the impact... Read more

Chalmers’ Marine Insurance Act 1906

Chalmers’ Marine Insurance Act 1906 is far more than a piece of annotated legislation; it includes case law with analysis and puts the decisions made in the individual cases into the context of Act. There is no other book or electronic service that does this. As marine insurance is encompassed by the Marine Insurance Act 1906 this book provides the user with an unrivalled guide to, and understanding of how... Read more

Spencer Bower: Reliance-Based Estoppel

Spencer Bower: Reliance-Based Estoppel, previously titled Estoppel by Representation, is the highly regarded and long established textbook on the doctrines of reliance-based estoppel, by which a party is prevented from changing his position if he has induced another to rely on it such that the other will suffer by that change. Since the fourth edition in 2003 the House of Lords has decided two proprietary estoppel cases, Cobbe v Yeoman’s... Read more

Insurance Claims

Insurance Claims provides an accurate summary of the law as it relates to insurance claims, which means largely, but not exclusively, claims against insurers and insurance brokers. It is aimed at those involved in the application of the law on a daily basis, whether as solicitors, barristers or insurance claims handlers. The new edition is one of the first titles to cover and offer detailed commentary on the Insurance Act... Read more

Consumer Insurance: Law, Regulation and the Financial Ombudsman Service

Consumer Insurance: Law, Regulation and Ombudsman Approaches is the first practitioner guide to focus on consumer insurance law and will cover two recent pieces of legislation; the Insurance Act 2015 and the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act 2013. This work will arm practitioners with the essential knowledge they need to carry out their jobs effectively by providing guidance not only on the law but also on the regulation and... Read more

Houseman’s Law of Life Assurance

Unique in its depth of coverage and currency, Houseman’s Law of Life Assurance has established a well-deserved reputation as an authoritative practitioner work on life assurance and is renowned for its practical insight into the workings of the industry. In addition to being fully updated to take account of new legislation and case law the new 15th edition also covers developments including: Significant structural changes to the UK regulatory framework... Read more

Property Damage

Over the last few years there has been an emerging specialism for property damage. Property damage frequently leads to losses other than the cost of repairing the damage, giving rise to disputes about the extent to which those losses can be recovered from insurers. Insurance companies have increased the number of claims they defend in court and these cases have become progressively more technical, hence the number of cases now... Read more

Conduct and Accountability in Financial Services

Are you fully prepared for the implementation of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime across financial services firms and the related regulatory scrutiny on conduct and accountability? The 2008 financial crisis sparked major changes in global financial services regulation with attention and resources focused on the behaviour of firms and senior individuals and how they conduct their business. Regulatory reforms have been designed and implemented globally to address accountability and... Read more