Clause 21 - Claims
A. Without prejudice to any other provision of these Terms & Conditions and without waiving any of the Club’s rights hereunder, the Managers may at any and all times appoint and employ on behalf of the Assured upon such terms as the Managers may think fit, lawyers, surveyors or other persons for the purpose of dealing with any matter liable to give rise to a claim by an Assured upon the Club, including investigating or advising upon any such matter and taking or defending legal or other proceedings in connection therewith. The Managers may also at any time discontinue such employment if they think fit.
B. All lawyers, surveyors and other persons appointed by the Managers on behalf of the Assured or appointed by the Assured with the prior consent of the Managers shall at all times be and be deemed to be appointed and employed on the terms that they have been instructed by the Assured at all times (both while so acting and after having retired from the matter) to give advice and to report to the Club in connection with the matter without prior reference to the Assured and to produce to the Club without prior reference to the Assured any documents or information in their possession or power relating to such matter, all as if such person had been appointed to act and had at all times been acting on behalf of the Club.
C The Assured shall provide to all lawyers, surveyors and other persons appointed by the Managers on behalf of the Assured any information or documentation relevant to any matter liable to give rise to a claim by the Assured upon the Club of which it is aware or is in its power, custody or control and make available for interview any employee or agent of the Assured whom the lawyers, surveyors or the Club believe may have any knowledge of the matter. The Assured shall not withhold or conceal any documents or other evidence which may be relevant to disclose or make any false statements and where such evidence is withheld or concealed or a false statement made any liabilities, costs and expenses incurred or reimbursed by the Club shall be repaid by the Assured.