Commercial update: Interpreting exclusion clauses in insurance contracts

How do the Courts approach the meaning of clauses that exclude liability in commercial contracts? Are they given the meaning least favourable to the person who relies on them? Richard Owen-Thomas analyses a recent decision of the Commercial Court that considers the issue (Crowden & Anor v QBE Insurance (Europe) Ltd [2017] EWHC 2597 (Comm)).

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Richard is a Commercial Law barrister specialising in commercial transactions. View his profile at https://www.3pb.co.uk/barristers/richard-owen-thomas/commercial/.