McGee: The Modern Law of Insurance

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CURRENCY: 5th Edition November 2023

The fifth edition of this popular textbook provides a comprehensive and authoritative treatment of insurance law and offers a revised practical approach for readers. It has been fully updated in light of the many significant changes in insurance law in the 5 five years since the previous edition.
McGee: The Modern Law of Insurance 5th edition includes coverage of:
- business interruption insurance, especially relating to the COVID pandemic, and the FCA and leading insurers establishing new points of causation, which will have wider repercussions in the law
- travel claims arising from cancellations caused or influenced by COVID and the ensuing controversy and complications
- insurable interest, the relatively new duty of disclosure, and the ever complex and shifting area of motor insurance
- the financial ombudsman service and it’s recent decisions in relation to what is ‘fair and reasonable’.
Also new to this edition is the contribution of Michael Mendelowitz, who consulted with the author in the preparation of the book. He has brought his experience to bear across the text, especially in areas relating to commercial insurance, where he has great practical experience.
With it’s up to date coverage and in-depth analysis, this new edition will be useful reading for the Bar and to all practitioners working on insurance matters.
Professor Andrew McGee has, since 1991, been Professor of Law successively at Lancaster, Leeds and now Manchester Universities. In 1998 he was called to the Bar and now practises as a Member of Kings Chambers in Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham, where he is a member of the Chancery Commercial Group and of the Costs Group. He has written extensively on legal topics, most notably insurance law and limitation periods. He has also appeared in a number of significant cases in areas such as commercial agency, costs and company/partnership law.


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