FCA Covid-19 Test Case Judgment

15 September, 2020

A specially constituted Commercial Court (Flaux LJ and Butcher J) today handed down judgment in the expedited trial of the FCA “test case” on business interruption insurance heard in July.  The substantial judgment, running to 580 paragraphs, deals with a series of construction issues and issues of principle on causation in business interruption policy extensions in light of the Covid-19 outbreak.

A copy of the judgment can be found here.

John Lockey QC and Jeremy Brier, instructed by Neil Beresford of Clyde & Co, acted for the First Defendant (Arch).

You can find our previous coverage of this case here.