LMAA arbitration

Alexander MacDonald

LMAA arbitration between disponent owner and charterer (2009): Alexander MacDonald acted alone in a claim by disponent owner, successfully recovering over US$5m in respect of lost hire under three charters for specialised ethylene carriers. Arbitration involved issue as to whether charterer entitled to rely on illegality under foreign law, and validity of notice of withdrawal.

Date added: June 5th, 2009

Area of Expertise

Shipping, admiralty & transport