Julia Dias QC is interviewed by Joseph Huse, CEO of Newton Arbitration on the recent Court of Appeals decision in Halliburton v Chubb and the issue of arbitrator impartiality. Please view the full interview here.
Richard Sarll recently acted as Counsel for the crewmembers of the “MALAVIYA TWENTY”, an offshore supply vessel lying at the Port of Great Yarmouth, in their action for the recovery of unpaid wages. On 26 July 2018 Richard successfully obtained for the crewmembers an order for the appraisement and sale of the vessel, which was […]
NatWest Markets plc v Stallion Eight Shipping Co. S.A.  EWHC 2033 (Admlty) In a decision that will be of interest to all shipping and admiralty lawyers, Robert Bright Q.C., Charles Holroyd and Marcus Mander instructed by Watson Farley Williams, have successfully defended an application by a vessel owner to have its vessel released from […]
David Allen QC has been invited to speak during English Law week in Mexico City (3-4 September 2018) on the subject of International Arbitration. The event has been organised by the Bar Council and the Law Society, with the Mexican Chambers of Commerce and the three main national bar associations in Mexico.
Lord Mance has re-joined chambers at 7 King’s Bench Walk, following his retirement as Deputy President of The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom on 6th June 2018. He is available for appointment as arbitrator in a wide variety of cases, particularly international, commercial and investment arbitration. Lord Mance sat from 1993 to 1999 as […]
 EWHC 1733 (Comm) The Commercial Court handed down judgment on 6 July 2018 in HSBC Bank Plc v Antaeus & ors., upholding HSBC’s c.US$2.5 million claim against defaulting ship-finance borrowers and their corporate and personal guarantors. The judgment of Deputy Judge Andrew Henshaw QC includes a 6-page consideration of Articles 862, 281 and 288 […]
 EWHC 1056 (Comm) David Bailey QC and Jessica Sutherland acted for the successful defendant in this section 45 application under the Arbitration Act 1996. As the Judge (Mr Justice Males) commented: “this section is relatively little used but, as this application shows, it has a useful role to play.” The question of law was […]
 EWHC 1083 (Comm) James Brocklebank QC acted with Henry Moore, and Peter MacDonald Eggers QC acted with Marcus Mander in this substantial trial of 10 preliminary issues, raising a number of interesting points of law in the insurance context and more generally, particularly relating to the notification of insurance claims and the operation of […]
 EWHC 894 (Comm) David Allen QC leading John Bignall succeeded in the Commercial Court before Males J in their action for IMS S.A. and others claiming US$5,800,000 from Capital Oil and Gas Industries. Access bank alleged that cargoes of oil, loaded and discharged by the Claimants at the direction of Capital had been misdelivered […]
Instant Access Properties Ltd v Rosser &ors  EWHC 756 (Ch) Michael Ryan of 7KBW acted in the successful defence of a substantial civil fraud action. The Inside Track Group was, prior to the financial crash, one of the largest property investment concerns globally. In Instant Access Properties Ltd v Rosser & ors  EWHC […]