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Liability in ship collision appeal: Evergreen v Nautical Challenge
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 8 2018

The container carrier EVER SMART (ES) and VLCC ALEXANDRA 1 (A1) collided at the mouth of the exit channel from Jebel Ali in the small hours of 11


Force Majeure, Alternative Modes of Performance and “Eggs in one Basket”
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2018

A contract contains two modes of performance, A or B. Historically, the obligor has used mode A which becomes unavailable due to a natural disaster


If a Tree Falls in the Forest Shouldn’t the Saplings in the Clearing Benefit?
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • September 14 2018

In an important judgment delivered in November 2017, the English Court of Appeal decided that an airline's right to be allocated take-off and


Security for Costs in Disputed Insurance Claims
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • August 28 2018

In Deleclass Shipping v. Ingosstrakh Insurance 2018 EWHC 1149 (Comm), the Commercial Court considered two security for costs applications in


Tribunal secretaries and decision-making in arbitration
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom, Global
  • August 16 2018

Just as the increasing use of law clerks in the US court system has led to increased academic study and public discussion of their role and function


Is the Fiona Trust “one-stop” presumption under attack?
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2018

Two recent cases raise this question. First up is Michael Wilson & Partners v John Emmott 2018 EWCA Civ 51, the latest instalment in the long


Unanswered Question on Apparent Bias
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2018

The law on apparent bias has received particular attention recently. In Almazeedi v Penner and Halliburton v Chubb the Privy Council and Court of


When is - or might - a sub-sale be relevant to the assessment of damages for breach of a contract of sale?
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2018

A seller enters into a sale contract with a buyer for the sale and purchase of generic goods. The buyer in turn enters (or has already entered) into


Trade Finance Banks Beware: You are Subject to Arbitral Jurisdiction under Bills of Lading You No Longer Hold
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2018

Trade finance banks facilitate international trade by providing short-term, “self-liquidating” finance to their trader customers. Being able to hold


Striking out Arbitration Claims for Want of Prosecution
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2018

Dera Commercial Estate v Derya Inc 2018 EWHC 1673 (Comm) is the first opportunity the English Courts have had to examine, in any depth, the