Insureds again successful in landmark test case concerning business interruption insurance and COVID-19

On 25 June 2021, the High Court of Australia dismissed an application for special leave to appeal brought by two insurers against the unanimous judgment of the New South Wales Court of Appeal in HDI Global Specialty SE v Wonkana No. 3 Pty Limited [2020] NSWCA 296.  Our previous update on the matter can be found here.  

Derek Wong appeared for the successful insureds throughout the litigation.  He and Naomi Wootton were led by John Sheahan QC in the High Court and were briefed by Mark Waller and Chris Erfurt of Clayton Utz.

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