|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 454 (Jul)|
David Steel J
|Representation||Julian Flaux QC and Andrew George (instructed by Holman Fenwick & Willan) for the claimants.|
|Jonathan Sumption QC and Helen Davies (instructed by Barlow Lyde & Gilbert) for the defendants.|
|Judgment Dates:||30 July 2002|
Estoppel - Issue estoppel - Issue - Claimants bringing action under insurance policy against operational reinsurers - Claim dismissed on ground claimant aware of non-compliance with policy - Claimant bringing fresh action against defendant insurance advisers and brokers - Defendants contending action barred by issue estoppel - Whether findings in first action fatal to claim in second action.