Repudiation of Contract – Assessment of Damages

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Recent judgments to be discussed include:

·    Durham Tees Valley Airport -v- BMIbaby

·    The “Elbrus”

·    The “North Prince”

·    The “Kildare” and the “Wren”

·    Choil -v-Sahara and the “Narmada Spirit”

and topics to be discussed will include:

·    What is an “available market”?

·    How can forward losses be assessed if there is no “available market”?

·    What is Owners’ loss if Charterers fail to perform a time charter trip, duration “without guarantee” ?

·    If (Disponent) Owners have hedged their exposure in the FFA market, should they be able to recover hedging losses?

·    Does the law encourage attempts to recover more than Owners’ real loss?

Chair:Mr Justice Bernard Eder
Panellists:Robert Gay - Hill Dickinson

Jean Richards – Second Wind Shipping

Chirag Karia – Quadrant Chambers

Andrew Baker QC – 20 Essex Street
Venue:Hill Dickinson LLP
Irongate House Duke’s Place
London EC3A 7LP
Time:6:00pm to 8:00pm to be followed by a Reception
CPD Points:This event is accredited for 2 CPD points