News & Updates

BARECON 2017 - AN UPDATE TO BIMCO'S BARECON 2001

Jonathan Campbell and Harry Savva consider the recent updates to BIMCO's standard bareboat charterparty. The verdict - a welcome update that has resulted in a more user-friendly document which has also addressed concerns raised by the recent Supreme...

What if war involving North Korea actually happens? Cancellation clauses in charterparties, MOAs and shipbuilding contracts

As the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang provide more talking points on the South/North Korea divide and continues to fuel the sparring match with the US, Zoe Jackson evaluates the ever changing tensions in Korea and considers the definition of “...

Freight, hire and happenstance - a decade of change?

This article - in its consolidated form - recently featured in the LMAA Law Review 2015-2017. It comments on a series of recent decisions dealing with the assessment of damages following an early redelivery under a time charter-party. In these decisions, the...

Pitfalls to avoid when starting arbitration

This article looks at problems sometimes encountered when serving notice of arbitration, with reference to the recent High Court case of Glencore v Conqueror. It also flags up some potential solutions. Click here to read the full article. ...

Messrs Interest Costs - That Well-Known Firm

A is pursuing B, seeking to recover an unpaid sum due under a contract or a loss suffered as a result of B’s breach. Issues are raised, positions taken and extensions repeated. Time passes, interest accrues and costs mount. Suddenly B concedes and pays...

CJC Singapore Ranked

Our Singapore Office is ranked as a leading firm in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 Edition.  The Legal 500 says: “Campbell Johnston Clark Singapore LLP ’s team utilises its  ‘acute understanding of the commercial realities for...

Quarterly Case Update

Produced in tandem with CJCQ, this issue covers the following: Gard Shipping AS v Clearlake Shipping Pte Ltd (The Zaliv Baikal) [2017] EWHC 1091 (Comm) - Construction of demurrage clause. Glencore International AG v MSC Mediterranean Shipping Co SA [2017]...

Harrison v University Hospital

We highlighted in our June 2017 newsletter that the decision of the Court of Appeal in Harrison v University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust [2017] EWCA Civ 792, was one to watch. The decision is finally out and assists in clarifying certain...

CJC Singapore End of Year Seminar

After a successful run, the CJC Singapore Seminar Series 2017 draws to a close with the final seminar of the year taking place on Wednesday, 13 December, followed by informal Christmas and End of Year drinks. Ian Short will be presenting on "Carrier...

CJC Seminar in Shanghai

The team at CJC speak regularly at seminars across Asia and we recently hosted an event in Shanghai which was very well attended by the maritime industry of China. Ian Short and Xi An from our Singapore Office were joined by Professor Filippo Lorenzon from...
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