News & Updates

LLMC 1976: The operator can limit... but who is the operator?

Mr Justice Teare decides who falls within the definition of an ‘operator’ entitled to limit liability under the 1976 Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims Convention. ““The operator of the ship”…embraces not...

Haven House lunch for International Women's Day

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Haven House hosted an annual fundraising lunch to shine a light on inspiring women while raising funds. A familiar face joined the distinguished line-up. The prestigious Haven House lunch, now in its fourth...

Marshall Islands addresses transparency

CJC has developed considerable expertise in affairs relating to the Marshall Islands both in and outside of shipping, acting as counsel for shipowners, banks and financial institutions, as well as lessors and professional referrers on maritime, general...

Demurrage Time Bar Clauses: requirements on 'Supporting Documents'

In the case of The Amalie Essberger [1] the High Court revisited the position on the requirements of demurrage time bar clauses and held the Owners’ demurrage claim not to be time-barred under an incorporated time bar provision. Trainee Solicitor...

Sailors' Society emergency campaign

CJC is a longstanding supporter of the Sailors’ Society, with Jacqueline Zalapa trustee and director of the organisation’s boards in England and Scotland. As the maritime industry faces up to coronavirus, we are also fully behind its new...

CJC appoints two new Directors

CJC has appointed two new Directors, following the promotion of London-based Senior Associates Duncan Ealand and James Clayton, the appointments taking effect from 1 May 2020. Both bring considerable insight to their new roles and exemplify the firm’s...

COVID-19's Implications on Shipping Contracts

On 30 January 2020, the World Health Organisation described COVID-19, the disease caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), a "Public Health Emergency of International Concern" . On 11 March 2020, it was declared...

Supreme Court brings clarity on Atlantik Confidence

The Supreme Court has now handed down its judgment (neutral citation [2020] UKSC 11) in a long-running dispute between London Underwriters and Dutch bank Credit Europe Bank (CEB), in which Campbell Johnston Clark ("CJC") acted for the ultimately...

CJC represents the winning Bank in Supreme Court jurisdiction battle with Underwriters

A summary of the result can be found in the below press release from the Supreme Court today. CJC will comment fully on the judgment in a soon to be published article. https://www.supremecourt.uk/cases/docs/uksc-2018-0229-press-summary.pdf ...

CJC supports the Centre for Maritime Law, National Law University Odisha, in India - a centre dedicated to excellence and research in maritime law

CJC was delighted to support the Centre for Maritime Law in India founded in 2015 by the National Law University Odisha to help promote research and growth in maritime law in India and bring together maritime experts from all across the globe. CJC’s...
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