News & Updates

10 years of Campbell Johnston Clark

On 1 September 2020, Campbell Johnston Clark celebrated its 10 th anniversary. Jonathan Campbell looks back on the decade during which CJC emerged as a force to be reckoned with in Maritime Law which nonetheless maintained its distinct non-hierarchical...

Eternal Bliss for ship owners?

New judgment covering the circumstances surrounding the discharge of the bulk carrier Eternal Bliss offers hope for ship owners facing cargo claims following extensive periods of delay, writes Alexandra Bailey . In a bold move on 7 September 2020,...

New appointments

CJC has welcomed three new trainees over recent months, as the company enters its second decade committed to its strategy of attracting the brightest and best. Cassandra Anum and Gabriella Richardson join our London team. Cassandra completed her...

Subject to Preconditions

The case of Nautica Marine Limited v Trafigura Trading LLC (The Leonidas) [1] dealt with whether a contract of carriage was, in fact, concluded. In answering this, the Commercial Court provided guidance on the consequences of “subjects”...

Together Again - the Importance of Applying All Terms

The recent Commercial Court decision in Septo Trading Inc. v Tintrade Limited [2020] EWHC 1795 (Comm), serves as a reminder to be sure of the contractual terms to which a party agrees.   Lucinda Roberts provides the details. The facts Septo Trading...

Bank succeeds in Time Extension

In the case of National Bank of Fujairah (Dubai Branch) - v - Times Trading Corp [2020] EWHC 1983 (Comm), Campbell Johnston Clark, together with Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP, acted on behalf of the Bank in their successful application for a time...

Sinking the Italian Torpedo?

CJC’s team of Allen Marks and Alex Hudson represented the successful Respondents in this important jurisdiction contest. Judgment was handed down in the English High Court on 5 August 2020. The underlying claim is in relation to a super-yacht that was a CTL worth £25m. A more detailed article is attached.

Marshall Islands update: Economic Substance Reporting

Following the introduction of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Economic Substance Regulations, 2018, all non-resident domestic entities (NRDEs) and foreign maritime entities (FMEs) must file an annual report on economic substance. Partner James Clayton, and...

CJC Miami admitted in US Virgin Islands

CJC Associate Chase Jansson has been admitted to the Bar of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) as a Regular Member. Chase joins CJC Miami Office Director Neil Bayer who has maintained his  pro hac vice  admission in the jurisdiction for...

The Prevention Principle and other drafting considerations

In the case of  Jiangsu Guoxin Corporation Ltd (formerly known as Sainty Marine Corporation Ltd) - v - Precious Shipping Public Co. Ltd.  [2020] EWHC 1030 (Comm), Campbell Johnston Clark, together with Hisun Law firm, acted on behalf of a...
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