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Shipping Disputes: Shaping New Law into Solution-Focused Answers for Your Clients

On-demand, 30th June 2020 until 30th July 2020

Seaworthiness - John Russell QC, Quadrant Chambers

Seaworthiness - John Russell QC, Quadrant Chambers How far has the decision in “CMA CGM LIBRA" shifted the boundaries of seaworthiness and due diligence? Why is it such a concern and why does it matter for clients?

Rubicon Vantage - Vasanti Selvaratnam QC, 36 Stone

Rubicon Vantage - Vasanti Selvaratnam QC, 36 Stone How has the "Rubicon Vantage" changed existing thinking on when a parent company is liable as a guarantor, for its subsidiary under a charter obligation? How at risk are clients?

Halliburton - Nick Vineall QC, 4 Pump Court

Halliburton - Nick Vineall QC, 4 Pump Court Despite the controversy and hullaballoo, is the status quo going to survive the Halliburton litigation, over arbitrators' impartiality and involvement in multiple disputes around similar facts?

Renos - Chirag Karia QC, Quadrant Chambers

Renos - Chirag Karia QC, Quadrant Chambers Which expenses are allowable in the CTL calculation?

Force majeure - Sean O'Sullivan QC, 4 Pump Court

Force majeure - Sean O'Sullivan QC, 4 Pump Court Applying the decision in Classic Maritime v Limbungan, what - right now - is the limit of force majeure, "but for" causation, recovery of damages and "wait and see"?

Burden of proof - Michael Collett QC, 20 Essex Street

Burden of proof - Michael Collett QC, 20 Essex Street With Volcafe invoked in virtually every cargo claim, what counts and what will sway the Court when trying to stop the burden of proof from shifting to the carrier?

Anti-suit injunctions - Sara Masters QC, 20 Essex Street

Anti-suit injunctions - Sara Masters QC, 20 Essex Street What is realistic and achievable when arguing for an anti-suit injunction where there is no contractual relationship between two parties? Has the “Chang Hang Guang Rong" moved the law?

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