Recent Cases

SunWater Limited v Liberty Mutual Insurance Company [2022] NSWCA 273 (16 December 2022) (Bell CJ, Macfarlan and Meagher JJA)


Catchwords:


INSURANCE — liability insurance — exclusions — whether liability arose out of the rendering of or failure to render professional advice or service for a fee – whether SunWater itself rendered professional advice or service — act of subordinate was act of SunWater — whether exclusion confined to liability to client or extended to liability to third parties – whether exclusion clause excessively circumscribed cover if interpreted as insurers contended