Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 237 (Jul)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Lord Phillips MR, May and Laws LJJ

Representation Jeffrey Gruder QC and Philip Edey (instructed by Ince & Co) for the owners.
  Stephen Hofmeyr and Gavin Geary (instructed by Elborne Mitchell) for the insurers.
Judgment Dates: 16 July 2002


Marine insurance - Perils insured against - Fire - Loss of vessel by fire - Owners bringing proceedings against insurer - Insurer contending fire started deliberately - Whether policy excluding loss caused by fire deliberately started by vandalism, sabotage or malicious mischief - Whether contract should be rectified.

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