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UK: We didn’t start the fire: Motor insurer not liable for property damage caused by car repair fire on private premises

In R&S Pilling t/a Phoenix Engineering v UK Insurance Limited [2019] UKSC 16, the Supreme Court addressed the question of whether or not a motor insurer should be liable for property damage caused by a fire which was started whilst a vehicle insured by it was being repaired on private land. The Facts Mr Holden,