News & Updates

CJC sponsors Elijah's Star race across The Atlantic for children's charity

Campbell Johnston Clark (CJC), is sponsoring the efforts of the intrepid crew behind boat, Elijah’s Star, as they get set to compete in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge in December this year, raising funds for children’s charity Action...

Superyacht chartering in the English High Court

In the second article   related to the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on the superyacht world, Richard Hickey, CJC Senior Associate and Gabriella Richardson , Trainee Solicitor, look at the recent case of Huber v. X-Yachts [2020]. ...

Shipped in Apparent Good Order and Condition

The Court of Appeal has upheld the Commercial Court decision  in the case of   The Tai Prize . It has confirmed that when a shipper presents a draft bill of lading with the words “shipped in apparent good order and condition” , the...

False economy and evidence gathering

There is often a false economy in the decision to arrange a low-cost survey where a matter appears to be simple or of low value. Paul Apostolis and the CJC Singapore Office explain what is required to transpose what appears on the ground at the time...

CJC appoints two new Directors

CJC has announced the appointment of two new Directors, with Singapore-based Senior Associate Will Pyle and Newcastle-based Senior Associate Alex Hudson promoted with effect from 1 March 2021. The appointments exemplify the firm’s commitment to...

Loyalty and your expert

The Court of Appeal recently considered for the first time whether experts owed a fiduciary duty to their clients. In deciding this, writes Senior Claims Manager Alexandra Bailey , the Court studied the experts’ duties to the Court, as well as their...

A new era for sanctions?

The continuing challenges posed for shipping by the ever-developing US sanctions regime should not be underestimated. With the new year comes a new US president – CJC London Associate Simran Lajmi asks whether things will be any different under...

Disclosure and Deepwater Horizon

Now that the dust has settled on the highly anticipated judgment of the Supreme Court in Halliburton v. Chubb & Others, CJC London Associate Kaan Polat considers the implications for the arbitrators’ duty of disclosure in the context of multiple...

Divisive issue of the chosen seat

Supreme Court clarifies what law will govern an arbitration where there is no express or implied term present. Summary of Enka Insaat Ve Sanayi AS v. OOO Insurance Company Chubb [2020] UKSC 38 by CJC Trainees Sam Jones and Joehunt Jinnah , based...

Piracy and the bill of lading holder

The High Court has held that cargo owners were liable to pay a contribution in general average in respect of a ransom payment to pirates pursuant to the terms of the bills of lading . CJC London Trainee Christopher Chane summarises the outcome of...
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