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Deck Cargo and the Hague-Visby Rules

This recent decision deals with an issue of whether the Hague-Visby Rules applied to a carriage contract in circumstances where the cargo was carried…

Phil James
Phil James Partner

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Are you being served?

Proper service of a claim form is fundamentally important and, in principle, it should be easy to do. However, due a combination of the complicated…

Jeff Turton
Jeff Turton Principal Associate

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Delay and interim orders in regulatory proceedings

A look at the court's consideration of 'delay' in applications by healthcare regulators to extend interim orders imposed on practitioners'…

Simon Turner
Simon Turner Partner

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A basic guide to disclosure

Part 31 of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 deals with disclosure and inspection of documents. We take a look at your obligations.

Kurt Rowe
Kurt Rowe Principal Associate

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Hague Visby Rules – cargo damage and the shifting burden

Milan Nigeria Ltd v Angeliki B Maritime Company [2011 EWHC 892 (Comm) (The "Angeliki B")

Phil James
Phil James Partner

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Voyage charters and demurrage: interpreting strike exceptions

In a berth charter, can a laytime exclusion – here a strike preventing loading or discharging – rescue charterers from a demurrage claim?

Michael Burns
Mike Burns Partner

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Offshore injury and governing law

When an accident occurs at sea, which law governs liability for injuries sustained? This recent case demonstrates the court’s approach to this…

Phil James
Phil James Partner

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Breakdown of relationships justifies dismissal

If an employee is dismissed as a result of a breakdown of trust and confidence, should the dismissal be for misconduct or for 'some other substantial…

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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