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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

Ben Daniel
Ben Daniel Partner

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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…

Ling Ong
Ling Ong Partner

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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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Port or berth charter - who pays for delay?

As between owners and charterers, who is responsible for delay in loading a vessel following its arrival at the load port?

Phil James
Phil James Partner

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Assignment of rent: an effective remedy against defaulting borrowers?

The property market is still volatile despite rising property prices, and it remains a tricky time for lenders.

David Tabinor
David Tabinor Partner

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Pension loss calculations in disease claims

In May 2007 the 6th edition of The Ogden Tables was published which fundamentally altered the methodology for the calculation of future loss of…

Paul Debney
Paul Debney Partner

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