Extrinsic evidence and interpreting ‘gap’ insurance policies

Allens Arthur Robinson 

In brief: A recent NSW Court of Appeal decision helps clarify the circumstances when extrinsic facts may be taken into account in interpreting written contracts and is a reminder of the precision required when drafting insurance coverage clauses. Partner Dean Carrigan (view CV) and Lawyer Rhiannon Eagles look at the decision.

 

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