Legal decisions and developments in Shipping – Ince Gordon Dadds Jan 2021


( The Shipping legal E-Brief is a regular publication providing you with key information on legal decisions and developments in shipping and related business areas provided by Ince Gordon Dadds.

Subjects covered in this issue:

  • Cargo owners liable to pay contribution in general average in respect of ransom payment to pirates.
  • Court construes bill of lading and LOU arbitration provisions together.
  • Court of Appeal finds experts had conflict of interest that breached client retainer.
  • Rescission of charterparty: when words speak as loudly as actions.
  • Anti-suit injunction granted where foreign proceedings breached London arbitration agreement in contracts of carriage.
  • Court finds state had no immunity in respect of salvage claim.
  • Supreme Court checks out of Orient Express Hotel.


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