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"?
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?
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?
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?
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?
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?
Delay claims - Robert Bright QC, 7KBW (Shipping Disputes, London, 02.05.2019) Drawing on the Global Santosh decision, who bears the risk of delay caused by arrest or a loss of markets claim? Is it merely a matter of drafting?
Dishonesty - Sara Masters QC, 20 Essex Street (Shipping Disputes, London, 02.05.2019) With the Brillante Virtuoso litigation bubbling away, when does dishonesty forfeit an otherwise valid marine insurance claim?
Bunker claims - Michael Collett QC, 20 Essex Street (Shipping Disputes, London, 02.05.2019) To what extent are Charterers under a T/C required to provide bunkers in reliance on/ accordance with the engine specification in the C/P?