Sheehan v Lloyds Names Munich Re Syndicate Ltd

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtFederal Court
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10 cases
  • LCA Marrickville Pty Limited v Swiss Re International SE
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • 21 February 2022
    ...Department of Family and Community Services v Hayward (a pseudonym) (2018) 98 NSWLR 599 Sheehan v Lloyds Names Munich Re Syndicate Ltd [2017] FCA 1340 Siemens Ltd v Schenker International (Aust) Pty Ltd (2004) 216 CLR 418 Stag Line Ltd v Foscolo, Mango & Co Ltd [1932] AC 328 Star Entertainm......
  • Swiss Re International Se v LCA Marrickville Pty Limited (Second COVID-19 insurance test cases)
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • 8 October 2021
    ...where the word “directly” expressly qualifies the word “cause” in a policy: [46].45 In Sheehan v Lloyds Names Munich Re Syndicate Ltd [2017] FCA 1340 at [77] Allsop CJ summarised the relevant principles as follows:The causal inquiry in insurance law is directed to the proximate cause of the......
  • Singleton on behalf of the Yirrganydji Peoples v State of Queensland
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • 1 April 2021
    ...[2011] FCA 1511 Project Blue Sky Inc v Australian Broadcasting Authority (1998) 194 CLR 355 Sheehan v Lloyds Names Munich Re Syndicate [2017] FCA 1340 Smirke on behalf of the Jurruru People v State of Western Australia (No 2) [2020] FCA 1728 VoR Environmental Australia Pty Limited v Taset I......
  • Jahani (liquidator) v Alfabs Mining Equipment Pty Ltd, in the matter of Delta Coal Mining Pty Ltd (in liq) (No 3)
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • 7 October 2021
    ...Pty Ltd [2005] NSWSC 784 at [7] per McDougall J, but also other authority, Allsop CJ in Sheehan v Lloyds Names Munich Re Syndicate Ltd [2017] FCA 1340 at [10] identified the following principles which I gratefully adopt:(1) The court should be reluctant to allow factual issues determined by......
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2 firm's commentaries
  • Shipping News - December 2017
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 15 January 2018
    ...although the court noted the undertakings given by the defendant to the court. Sheehan v Lloyds Names Munich Re Syndicate Limited [2017] FCA 1340 The Chief Justice of the Federal Court sat as a first instance Judge in determining in this case that the insured was not entitled to an indemnit......
  • Accidental damage, courting the risk and proximate cause under a marine insurance policy
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 19 March 2018
    ...DETERMINES THAT APPLICANT NOT ENTITLED TO INDEMNITY The decision of Chief Justice Allsop in Sheehan v Lloyds Names Munich Re Syndicate [2017] FCA 1340 handed down on 17 November 2017 involved analysis of issues of causation and interpretation of the meaning of "accidental loss or damag......
1 books & journal articles
  • 2018 Dethridge Memorial Address
    • Australia
    • Australian and New Zealand Maritime Law Journal Nbr. 33-1, June 2019
    • 1 June 2019
    ...71 Sarah Green, ‘Smart Contracts, Interpretation and Rectification’ [2018] Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 234. 72 [2017] FCA 1340. 73 They are available on Austlii (see Footnote 59). (2019) 33 A&NZ Mar LJ 16 The Past, Present and Future • Seek to meet at least once a year......

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