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LEGAL COMMENT: Court of Appeal rules against Serious Fraud Office in landmark legal privilege case

In a case watched closely by both the legal and corporate industries, mining group ENRC has won a legal victory against the Serious Fraud Office..

Mark Surguy
Mark Surguy Partner

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New aviation expert helps clients find clear skies at Weightmans

Andrew Krausz joins the firm to head up national aviation law team

Andrew Krausz
Andrew Krausz Partner

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Industry-wide trucks cartel facing massive legal claim in UK tribunal

British truck owners and lessees could receive compensation totalling £14bn without even having to sign up to a claim...


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Misdelivery of cargo and the Hague Rules time bar

The English High Court has recently had to decide whether claims against the carrier for misdelivery are subject to the one-year time bar in Article…


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Demurrage, Detention and Delays by Agreement

High Court rules that the unplanned laytime of a vessel did not fall within the terms of the contract of sale


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What is a package/unit for limitation purposes under Hague Rules?

The “Maersk Tangier”: (1) AP Moller-Maersk A/S trading as Maersk Line v. Kyokuyo Limited [2018] EWCA Civ. 778 (Court of Appeal)

Michael Burns
Mike Burns Partner

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When is a contract written in stone?

Andrew Cromby, Partner at Weightmans LLP, considers whether the terms of any contract can truly be said to be fixed.

Andrew Cromby
Andrew Cromby Partner

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Weightmans secures security for costs order while applications remain fact-sensitive

Weightmans has successfully secured an order for security for costs against a claimant who had divested himself of assets in an attempt to make it…


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