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Colinvaux and Merkin's Insurance Contract Law
Colinvaux and Merkin's Insurance Contract Law
Number of volumes: 3
Practice Area:  Insurance Law
ISBN:  9780421791503
Subscription Information: 2 releases a year, Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Looseleaf
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Renowned as a leading work in this field, Colinvaux and Merkin’s Insurance Contract Law provides an extremely detailed discussion of the law of insurance, with a focus on modern developments in the law and in the market. It covers the general principles relating to all forms of insurance and contains detailed analysis of marine and non-marine risks.

With two updates a year you will always be up to date on the latest developments. The most recent updates have taken into account the Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010, the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act 2012 and the Insurance Act 2015.

This three-volume looseleaf also covers:
  • The definition of insurance
  • Formation of the policy
  • Addresses key issues such as utmost good faith
  • Policy terms and interpretation
  • Conditions and warranties
  • Coverage of specific forms of policy
  • Losses and claims, including fraudulent claims and calculation of loss
  • Assignment and intermediaries
  • Conflict of laws
  • Regulation of insurance companies and Lloyd's
  • Comprehensive tables of cases, statutes, statutory instruments and index


Volume 1
Part A : Principles of Insurance Law
  • The Contract of Insurance
  • Form and Formation of Insurance Contracts
  • Insurable Interest
  • Utmost Good Faith
Volume 2
Part B : The Contract of Insurance
  • Duration of Polities
  • Conditions and Warranties
  • Increase of Risk
  • Construction of Policies
  • The Premium
  • Causation and Misconduct
  • The Coverage of Marine Policies
  • Coverage of Life and Personal Accident Policies
  • Coverage of Property and Financial Policies
  • Coverage of Liability Policies
  • War Risks
  • Burden of Proof
Part C : Losses and Claims
  • Forms of Loss
  • Measurement of Loss
  • The Claims Process
  • Settlement and Its Consequences
Volume 3
Part D : General Matters
  • Property in Policies
  • Intermediaries
  • Protection of Third Parties
  • Conflict of Law
  • Insurers: Regulation and Solvency


General Editor
Professor Robert Merkin


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