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Opening the Floodgates: insurance and legal issues arising from the 2014 floods

Date / time
4:30 pm

Lloyd’s Market Association/British Insurance Law Association Joint event
Followed by a drinks reception

Matt Cullen – Manager, General Insurance, Association of British Insurers
Paul Redington- Zurich Insurance. Major Loss Team, Property
Neil Hext – barrister, 4 New Square


Jacquetta Castle, DwF Fishburns BILA Vice President


The 2014 floods: insurance and legal issues.  Topics covered include Flood Re, aggregation, causation, exclusion clauses and policy wordings  together with future challenges for the industry

  • Defining terms: what is a flood and a storm?
  • Effect of exclusions
  • Causation issues
  • Potential third party recovery
  • The Christmas Flooding – the Industry Response
  • The Political and Media Reactions to the Flooding
  • Flood Re – Safeguarding Affordable Flood Insurance Long Term
  • The recent floods – an Insurer’s perspective
  • Resilience and resistance

This event is very popular and is currently fully booked.  Please email events@bila.org.uk to be placed on our reserve list.



The Old Library, Lloyd's, Lime Street, London, EC3M 7DQ


Matt Cullen (ABI), Paul Redington (Zurich Insurance), Neil Hext (4 New Square)


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