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‘Good Arguable Case and Jurisdiction’ - Clarifying the law; not a gloss, explication or re-formulation but the test!
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • January 17 2019

In another case where leading counsel from Quadrant Chambers acted for all parties, the Court of Appeal has today handed down judgment in Kaefer


Dealing with hopeless Section 68 applications: all working well or time to get tougher?- Simon Rainey QC
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • December 17 2018

Two recent decisions of the Commercial Court shed different lights on the Commercial Court’s policy of weeding out hopeless section 68 applications at


Court of Appeal upholds Ship Arrest decision in Stallion Eight Shipping Co SA v NatWest Markets Ltd (THE “MV ALKYON”)
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • December 13 2018

In a significant judgment on the law of arrest, the Court of Appeal have upheld the Judgment of the Admiralty Judge Mr Justice Teare 2018 EWHC 2033


Volcafe v. CSAV 2018 UKSC 61: Who has to prove what, when? Cargo damage claims and the burden of proof under the Hague (and Hague-Visby) Rules
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2018

The Supreme Court’s judgment in Volcafe v CSAV, handed down today, is essential reading for all involved in the carriage of goods by sea, whether


Court of Appeal Flags Privilege Claim Offside - Joseph Sullivan
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2018

In the recent case of West Ham v E20 the Court of Appeal delivered a judgment clarifying the scope of litigation privilege in the light of SFO v ENRC


UKSC 26: The Implications of the Supreme Court’s Approach to Concurrent Causation for the Wider Insurance Industry
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2018

The recent decision of the Supreme Court in the B Atlantic (2018 UKSC 26.) in which Quadrant Chambers’ Guy Blackwood QC represented the successful


Ship arrest remains a very powerful weapon: jurisdiction and security without risk
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 27 2018

In a decision which appears to have escaped the law reports until now, the often undervalued and neglected remedy of a ship arrest has been given new


The Pacific Voyager - When is an owner under a voyage charterparty obliged to commence the approach voyage to the loadport?
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • November 5 2018

In this important decision, the Court of Appeal considered the obligation of an owner under a voyage charterparty to commence the voyage, in


The Athens Convention: Limitation - Suspension and Interruption Periods: Warner v Scapa Flow Charters 2018 UKSC 52 - Jonathan Chambers
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 30 2018

In the recent decision Warner v Scapa Flow Charters 2018 UKSC 52, the Supreme Court considered the Athens Convention and whether Scot’s law as the


No claim for Charterers despite Master’s negligence - Clearlake Shipping Pte Ltd v Privocean Shipping Ltd - David Goldstone QC and Saira Paruk
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 24 2018

In this case the English High Court found that despite the negligence of the Master in requiring the unnecessary strapping of cargo, Charterers could