Topics covered by recent talks include:
Recent developments in shipping law
Shipbuilding: recurring disputes and how to avoid them
Promises to arbitrate and their enforcement
The modern day arbitrator – expectations and irritations
Rectification: theoretical problems and practical answers
The interpretation of force majeure clauses
The “nuts and bolts” of FPSOs
The Insurance Act 2015
Security for costs in arbitration (in the context of third party funding)
Assessment of Damages: what benefits caused by a wrong must be brought into account?
Attribution of knowledge
Reinsurers’ liability/obligations at common law and the effect of “follow settlement” clauses.
Insurance and the Misrepresentation Act 1967
Current issues in tort law (remoteness, illegality, contributory negligence, duty of care, economic torts, joint torts, vicarious liability, non-delegable duties of care and various other topics)
Commercial remedies (injunctions, specific performance, termination, damages, declaratory relief and various other topics)
Civil procedure (especially relief from sanctions, judicial bias and recusal, costs, limitation, freezing orders and other interim relief).