Peter MacDonald Eggers QC is a barrister practising at 7 King’s Bench Walk, specialising in commercial law, including insurance and reinsurance, shipping, energy, commodities, international trade and arbitration. Peter is co-author of Good Faith and Insurance Contracts, author of Deceit: The Lie of the Law and Vitiation of Contractual Consent, and a Contributing Editor of Chitty on Contracts. He is a Visiting Professor at University College, London.
Peter has appeared in numerous commercial and insurance cases, including recently in The Cape Bari, Suez Fortune Investments Ltd v Talbot Underwriting Ltd (The Brillante Virtuoso), Rathbone Brothers plc v Novae Corporate Underwriting, Amlin v Oriental (The Princess of the Stars), Sea Glory Maritime Co v Al Sagr National Insurance Co (The Nancy), Arash Shipping v Groupama, Masefield v Amlin, The WD Fairway, and Limit v AXA.
Peter’s talk will include the following:
- Nature of joint and composite insurance
- Unfair presentation of the risk