News & Updates

Graig100 supported by CJC pedal power

A group of 125 Cyclists will be saddling up in a good cause on Saturday 4 September 2021 to take on the Graig100 Bike Ride, and among them will be CJC’s own Richard Hickey and Kaan Polat . Now in its second year, the Graig100 is the brainchild of...

Half marathon for Haven House

As the Olympic torch heads from Tokyo for Paris, the running feats of a group athletes closer to home merit acknowledgement, following their efforts to complete the London Landmarks Half Marathon on 1 st August, organised by pregnancy charity Tommy’s....

CJC ACQUIRES CTRL MARINE SOLUTIONS FROM THE SHIPOWNERS' CLUB

03 August 2021 – Campbell Johnston Clark (CJC) has agreed to acquire CTRL Marine Solutions from Shipowners’ Mutual Protection Ltd.  The acquisition underlines the importance of P&I work to CJC, whilst further enhancing the firm’s...

Midnight means Midnight for Time Bars

Where a deadline falls on midnight on a particular day, can action be validly taken on the next day? Cecilie Rezutka , Associate at CJC, reviews the UK Supreme Court’s judgment and what it means for shipping litigation. Background In Matthew...

Witness Statements rules change

In force from 6 April 2021, new rules set out in Practice Direction 57AC and the Appendix: Statement of Best Practice impose more stringent requirements on the preparation of trial witness statements in the Business and Property Courts. Menelaos Nicolaou ...

Do carbon credits have a place in shipping's future?

Considering moving targets on greenhouse gas emissions, it is once more legitimate to question the role carbon credits will play in the maritime future. Will they be a valuable asset in the carbon crackdown to come or are they destined for obsoletion?...

Bill of Lading can still carry surprises

While the bill of lading is ostensibly widely understood, its role as evidence of the contract of carriage holds some hidden surprises to watch out for.  Ian Short , Director, Campbell Johnston Clark, explains. The basic functions of a bill of...

A new dawn for the e-bill

As their use is becoming more widespread, electronic bills of lading are here to stay. Cecilie Rezutka , Associate at CJC, provides a practical overview and considers common legal issues arising. Lessons learnt from the pandemic – a case for...

Brian Rolf reflects on all eventualities

Campbell Johnston Clark’s eligibility to be instructed on the highest profile casualties has often relied on its ability to call on the insight of the experienced master mariner. On his retirement as a marine casualty investigator, Brian Rolf ...

London Arbitration summaries

A summary of recent London Arbitration disputes: legitimacy of a proposed final voyage under a Time Charter; f ixture recap incorporating Charterparty and berth operator’s rules; and a charterer’s responsibility where marine growth has been...
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