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Sugar Hut Group Ltd v Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) Ltd Plc

Great Lakes provided insurance for four nightclubs including one where a fire occurred, causing substantial loss for which the claimants were seeking…

Ling Ong
Ling Ong Partner

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Omega Proteins Ltd v Aspen Insurance UK Ltd

Aspen provided Northern Counties with insurance under a combined liability policy. As Northern Counties was in liquidation, Omega claimed against…

Ling Ong
Ling Ong Partner

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The curious case of the wet laptop

In today's increasingly competitive market place, some organisations are adopting a more aggressive approach in hiring new staff from rival…

Ling Ong
Ling Ong Partner

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Charterparty damages: Owners’ claim for wasted expenses fails

A number of cases have reached the courts regarding the approach to assessing damages arising out of early re-delivery and premature charter…

Michael Burns
Mike Burns Partner

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When sick staff work elsewhere

Gemma Sowerby on the rules on covert surveillance and working while sick


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The National Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Society Limited v HSBC Insurance (UK) Limited

This case concerned a property sold for £1.81m. A clause of the contract provided that the risk of damage to or destruction of the property passed to…


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The last chance saloon: hire default and anti technicality notices

Charter termination and withdrawal has been a feature of the shipping landscape since the 2008 market slump.

Michael Burns
Mike Burns Partner

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Colour Quest Ltd v Total Downstream UK Plc

In December 2005, there was a huge explosion at the Buncefield Oil Storage Terminal caused by the negligent overfilling of a fuel storage tank.

Ling Ong
Ling Ong Partner

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