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We are not your typical law firm. We follow no preset notion of what a law firm should look like, operate like or act like. We put a lot of effort into ensuring that we provide the highest quality service to our clients in an environment that is professionally and personally rewarding.
Our work encompasses the whole ambit of legal issues that arise within the shipping, transport, insurance and renewable energy sectors. We also assist clients with general, non-contentious commercial and corporate support.
With experienced and specialist lawyers we can deal with every kind of shipping problem our clients are likely to face.
We regulalry advise clients on all types of transport related issues, both domestic and international.
We provide a specialist and integrated legal service to the renewables sector on a wide range of issues.
Encompassing the whole supply chain we provide transactional and contentious advice on all aspects of international trade.
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In the recent case, FSL-9 PTE Ltd and another v Norweigan Hull Club  EWHC 1091 (Comm), the Commercial Court had to consider the meaning of the phrase “liberty to apply” when included in a P&I Club letter of undertaking in the context of a vessel damage claim.
It is not uncommon in owner-managed companies for the distinction between the roles of directors and shareholders and the powers which attach to each to become blurred, or simply to be overlooked altogether. However, the differences are important and need to be kept in mind when considering who, if any single person at all, controls a private company limited by shares (being the most common form of corporate vehicle). You may take the view that by virtue of a majority shareholding, you have control, but if push comes to shove, will the law agree with your assessment? Powers of the directors
A ‘World Trade at 1’ event on Tuesday, May 17, will look at a major change in legislation relating to sea containers, which will have a significant impact on the responsibilities of businesses involved in the transport chain when it comes into effect on July 1, 2016.