0370 270 6000

already registered?

Please sign in with your existing account details.

need to register?

Register to access exclusive content, sign up to receive our updates and personalise your experience on brownejacobson.com.

Privacy statement - Terms and conditions

Forgotten your password?

Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 – quick reference guide to the old and the new

20 February 2015

The Insurance Act 2015 has made the small, but necessary, changes to the 2010 Act that the government considered were required before bringing into force.

Once it is brought into effect, claimants are likely to find it easier to bring a claim against an insured’s insurance policy, where the insured is insolvent. A comparison of the old and new processes for obtaining information from a third party’s insurers, and pursuing claims against that insurer directly, are set out below.

Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 – quick reference guide to the old and the new

You might also be interested in...

Find out more about the advisory role of a broker here.

Focus on...

Broker Insight event

Catch up with our Broker Insight on-demand video. With many intermediaries looking to buy, sell or seek external investment, we explored the elements of a successful M&A transaction.


Legal updates

Gosden and another v Halliwell Landau and another [2021] EWHC 159 (Comm)

This claim addressed the question, of when the date for assessment of damages in cases of negligence should be determined and shows that when appropriate the Courts will depart from the default position.


Legal updates

Contribution claims post settlement – Percy v Merriman White & David Mayal [2021] EWHC 22 (Ch)

This claim addresses the question of whether a collateral defence can be raised to a claim for contribution following a settlement under the Contribution Act 1978 (“the Act”) and the apportionment of liability for negligence between a solicitor and a barrister.


Legal updates

Insurance Annual Review 2020-2021

In our review of developments in 2020 and analysis of some of the important issues on the horizon in 2021, we share insights that we hope will enable you to rise to the challenges, and make the most of the opportunities, which lie ahead across various sectors and lines of business.


Mailing list sign up

Select which mailings you would like to receive from us.

Sign up