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LEMON & DUKE VS FBD

G J Moloney issued High Court proceedings on behalf of the Lemon & Duke pub in Dublin following FBD’s refusal to cover the pub under its business interruption policy. The policy concerned states that cover will be provided in the event of a forced closure where there is an outbreak of contagious or infectious disease on the premises or within 25 miles. Read more

BUSINESS INTERRUPTION INSURANCE & COVID-19

BUSINESS INTERRUPTION INSURANCE & COVID-19

What is Business Interruption Insurance?

Business Interruption Insurance is direct physical loss, damage or destruction to property which is caused by an ‘insured peril’ (e.g. fire/escape of water) which in turn leads to business closure.  Read more

Covid-19 as a Force Majeure Event in your Contract

Covid-19 as a Force Majeure Event in your Contract

Force Majeure is not a term that’s defined in legislation, it is contractual term. The Courts have considered various other events as to what amounts to a force majeure event. They arise in circumstances which are outside the control of the asserting party, abnormal, unforeseeable and unavoidable despite exercise of  due care.  Read more

Planning Permission

 

 

Strategic Housing Developments: The failure to upload report forming part of application can lead to planning permission being set aside Read more