Partner Kavita Shah had the pleasure of joining Lloyd’s List podcast discussing prospects for lenders and borrowers in the shipping industry.
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Watson Farley & Williams advised Taylor Maritime Group Limited and Temeraire Holding (MI) Limited on the c. US$13.5m sale of Taylor Maritime Management Limited and Tamar Ship Management Limited to a subsidiary of Grindrod Shipping Holdings Ltd.
In Support of Maritime Arbitration: The English Courts’ Role in Enforcing Peremptory Orders and Awards
In this article, Mike Phillips and Sylvie Allen consider the English courts' powers under the Arbitration Act 1996 to enforce peremptory orders and awards issued by a tribunal.