Background I have extensive dry cargo experience and spent my career with Cargill as a shipbroker, trader and team manager. I have been a member of the Baltic Exchange since …
It is important for expert witnesses to be up to date with any changes made to the Procedure Rules. If you are practising in England & Wales you should make …
BEWA has published a set of practical guidelines for expert witnesses giving virtual evidence. It includes tips on screen appearance, proving that the expert is not being coached and use of computer equipment.
BEWA member Jonathan Lux of Lux Mediation discusses the benefits of mediation in difficult circumstances.
Quadrant Chambers looks at some of the implications of the Covid-19 pandemic in the shipping context, with a particular focus on force majeure issues in a detailed article.
Clifford Chance has published a briefing looking at the impact of COVID-19 on force majeure claims, safe ports, back to back contracts and financing arrangements in the maritime industry.
The Expert Witness Institute has published its December 2020 newsletter. Items of potential interest include a cautionary tale from a recent judgment from the Patents Court which highlights an expert’s responsibility…
Baltic Expert Witness Capt. Keith Hart gives some useful advice on how to be a successful Expert Witness.
The fourth generation of a shipping family, Jeffrey Blum is a well-known figure in maritime circles.
In some jurisdictions the expert may be little more than a hired gun but not in this jurisdiction.