Quinn case sheds light on periods of limitation

High Court London

Case WM Swindon v Quinn Insurance arose from a dispute between building company Lenihan and its insurer, Quinn Insurance, following a fire caused by Lenihan's negligence.

After Quinn denied indemnity, various companies affected by the fire sued Lenihan, which went into liquidation, and its rights under the Quinn policy were transferred to the claimants.

The policy contained a clause stating that any dispute over Quinn's liability had to be flagged up within nine months.

The claimants argued that

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