In this article we discuss how the English High Court recently clarified how UK Department of Transport Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) reports may be used in maritime disputes.
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In this article, we consider how the enactment of the Multimodal Transport Act (2005) has impacted air and ocean carriers and freight forwarders, how the law has been applied and interpreted, and what lessons have been learnt.
David’s recruitment is key to WFW’s global maritime Dispute Resolution strategy and he will be working closely with the firm’s Athens office on owner, P&I and collision matters.