We review the decision in FIMBank plc v KCH Shipping Co Ltd where the Commercial Court has finally clarified that the Hague-Visby Rules one-year time bar does apply to misdelivery claims after discharge.
We discuss the recent Court of Appeal decision which confirms that express words are required to exclude claims for wasted expenditure.
In this article, London Partners Toby Royal and Mike Phillips and Paralegal James Fitzjohn assess the rules and what they mean for the maritime insurance industry.
Following the success of our recent webinar, our latest article assesses the issue of the rising number of Electrical Vehicles catching fire and possible ways of prevention.
We would like to invite you to join our Webinar ‘It’s fire but not as we know it? – The Risks of Li-ion Batteries and other alternative fuel sources’.
In Support of Maritime Arbitrations (Part 2): The courts’ powers to preserve evidence, property and assets and order attendance of witnesses25 November 2021
In the second article of this series, Partner Mike Phillips and Associate Sylvie Allen discuss the courts’ powers under the Arbitration Act 1996 to preserve evidence, property and assets and order the attendance of witnesses in LMAA arbitrations.
The Court of Appeal yesterday handed down the judgment in The Eternal Bliss, allowing Charterers’ appeal.
This article, the first in a series exploring the English courts’ powers in support of LMAA arbitrations, assesses the power to grant anti-suit injunctions where proceedings have been initiated outside of London in breach of an arbitration agreement.
As the law firm with the largest dedicated maritime practice in the world, we are proud to be long-standing supporters of London International Shipping Week, which in a short time has grown to be one of the world’s premier maritime events.
This article looks at a recent English Commercial Court decision on whether a vessel was off-hire when she was arrested by a third party.