About Adam Edwards

Adam is a Director and leads the Financial Services Regulatory team at Freeths. He has extensive experience advising on insurance policy coverage and acting for policyholders and insurers in property damage and business interruption claims and coverage disputes.

Covid-19 insurance claims – Supreme Court decision is a boost for the industry

By |2021-02-03T13:07:15+01:00February 3rd, 2021|

From the outset, Freeths cast doubt on the media coverage that suggested that business interruption insurance would not provide cover for losses in relation to Covid-19.  In our previous article here we urged operators to check their policies carefully. High Court decision In September, in the test case brought by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) acting [...]

Covid-19 insurance claims – High Court decision means a significant number will now be paid

By |2020-09-16T14:14:52+01:00September 16th, 2020|

Original media coverage suggested that business interruption insurance would not provide cover for losses in relation to Covid-19.  In our previous article here we cast doubt on this message and urged operators to check their policies carefully. FCA bring test case in High Court A decision of the High Court yesterday was a victory for [...]

Business Interruption Insurance – look closely at your policy

By |2020-07-21T11:06:48+01:00March 23rd, 2020|

The hospitality and leisure sectors are among the hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic so far with most now subject to enforced closure.  The message in the media has been that business interruption insurance will not provide cover for losses in relation to COVID-19.  We do not consider that it is this simple and strongly [...]