CHARTERPARTIES AND BILLS OF LADING, CONTRACTS OF AFFREIGHTMENT
-Chartering dispute concerning a vessel immobilised in Egypt by local authorities following the finding of cannabis seeds in the cargo. Case settled.
-Dispute concerning a claim under a contract of affreightment for USD 130 million before the Chambre Arbitrale Maritime de Paris, the largest claim ever submitted to that institution. We successfully defended the claim.
-Landmark case under English law before the High Court on the important question of whether the Hague rules 1 year time bar applies to a claim for misdelivery of the cargo. Permission to appeal was granted, and the case is pending before the Court of Appeal.