Construction and interpretation of contracts

HP Mercantile Pty Ltd v Hartnett [2016] NSWCA 342   Applicable principles of construction 127 It is idle to pretend that the questions of construction raised on this appeal are anything other than contestable. I should acknowledge at the outset that although I...

Insurance – construction of policy

Todd v Alterra at Lloyds Ltd (on behalf of the underwriting members of Syndicate 1400) [2016] FCAFC 15 ALLSOP CJ, GLEESON J; 21 …The one contentious issue was the proposition, contained in paragraph 13 of the insurers’ written submissions, that was adhered to by...