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10th Jul 2008

[2009] 1 All ER (Comm) 1067; [2008] 2 Lloyds Rep 516

Timothy Brenton Q.C acted in this Salvage mater, involving the relevance of commercial rates when assessing salvage remuneration.

Salvage – Remuneration – Assessment of award – “Disparity principle” – Whether principle that salvage awards in straightforward towage cases should be influenced by commercial rates should be discarded – Whether general increase in salvage awards in towage cases required