The Bermuda Form: Interpretation and Dispute Resolution of Excess Liability Insurance

12 December, 2011

This book, published by Oxford University Press (OUP) provides analysis and interpretation on the construction of the Bermuda Form and addresses the dispute resolution process whilst covering the legal and practical issues.  It includes a copy of the Bermuda Form and discussion of competing arguments and constructions which have been advanced in confidential Bermuda Form arbitrations giving an unrivalled analysis of this subject.

About the authors:

David Scorey is a member of Essex Court Chambers and has a wide-ranging practice in international and domestic commercial law, litigating in both domestic courts and tribunals in addition to international arbitrations. He has acted in a wide variety of commercial disputes including insurance and reinsurance, particularly in respect of high level excess liability insurance on the Bermuda Form.

Richard Geddes is a partner at Sedgwick LLP and co-chair of the firm’s International Counseling and Arbitration Practice Group. He practices primarily in the areas of Insurance and Reinsurance counselling, litigation and arbitration and has extensive experience in coverage analysis, policy drafting, and claims management involving a wide variety of coverages.

Chris Harris is a litigation partner at Clyde & Co with extensive commercial, insurance and reinsurance experience. He acts for major London, European, US and Bermudian insurers and his practice involves litigation and arbitration work.