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LA Marine is hosting a joint seminar with Coleman Insurance Brokers on 22 February 2017 from 16.00 at their office in Bournemouth; “The Implications of Brexit on your Import and Export Business”.
In Oldendorff GmbH & Co KG v. Sea powerful II Special Maritime Enterprises (The “Zagora”)  EWHC 3212, the Commercial Court considered where liability lay arising from the discharge of cargo to a nominated agent without the production of bills of lading.
In the case of Collins v Lawrence, His Honour Judge Simpkiss provides helpful analysis and guidance clarifying when a passenger can be deemed to have ‘disembarked’.
The question of who bears the burden of proof when handling cargo claims is an important one. Francisco Gozálvez revisits this topic as The English Court of Appeal in the case of Volcafe Ltd and Others v Compania Sud Americana de Vapores SA  EWCA Civ 1103 was asked to deal with this question on an Appeal.
With effect from 30 November 2016, the UK is implementing increases to the limits of liability for property and personal injury claims in order to bring the UK in line with increases at international level.
Walking into the legal world can be extremely daunting; there is so much to understand in such a short space of time, especially if you are the one looking to take legal action. Lester Aldridge provides a variety law expertise from family disputes to international maritime law. But what exactly is Marine Law?