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Disclosure: beware of ambushing tactics

The recent decision in AXA Insurance v Kryeziu, a low-value insurance dispute, provides welcome clarification of what is required of victims of fraud in both their pleadings and disclosure, and the consequences of failing to comply.

In this article for Fraud Intelligence, Philip Gardner and Abbie Melvin review the facts and findings of the case, and offer some tips for practitioners on how pre-action correspondence could be used strategically to avoid similar pitfalls as those in this case.