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8th International Conference on Maritime Law
October 14, 2015

Papers are invited for the 8th International Conference on Maritime Law organised by the China Maritime Lawyers Association.

The Conference will be held from 14-16 October 2015 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Dalian, PR China.

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Changes to LMAA Officers and Committee May 2015
May 8, 2015

From May 2015 the officers and committee are as follows:

President: Clive Aston; Hon Secretary: Ian Gaunt; Executive Secretary: Margareta Svigler

Committee: Clive Aston, Christopher Fyans (Past President), Bruce Buchan, Ian Gaunt, Ian Green, David Martin-Clark and John Tsatsas.

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In Memoriam
May 6, 2015

The Association is sad to report that Tony Scott, a longstanding Full Member of the LMAA, passed away on 5th May 2015. 

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Guidelines on Procedure under the LMAA Terms 2012
May 1, 2015

The Association has on 1st May 2015 published Guidelines on Procedure under the LMAA Terms 2012.

These are intended to control delays and costs in arbitrations conducted under the LMAA Terms 2012.

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New LMAA Website Address and Email
May 1, 2015

With effect from 1st May 2015 the website address of the Association will be changed from www.lmaa.org.uk to www.lmaa.london. E-mails should henceforth be addressed to info@lmaa.london.
Please amend your records accordingly. 

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In Memoriam
April 27, 2015

Lord Mustill
The Association is sad to report the death of Lord Mustill of Pateley Bridge on April 24th.
Lord Mustill who was for many years a leader of the English Commercial Bar and later a formidable judge died peacefully at home. Many members will have fond memories of Lord Mustill at the Bar and on the bench.
Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, will be received at the service for St Cuthbert’s Church and The Mission to Seafarers or can be forwarded with all enquiries to Lee & Holmes Funeral Directors, Pateley Bridge, Tel 01423 712062.

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New Full Members: Ms S Kay and Mr D Owen QC
March 26, 2015

The Association is pleased report that Ms Sarra Kay and Mr David Owen QC have been elected as Full Members of the LMAA. Their updated CVs and contact detailscan be viewed on our website under Full Members.

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2014 Statistics
March 25, 2015

These figures have been adjusted to reflect the fact that the same arbitration will show up in more than one return if full members involved as part of a tribunal of more than one arbitrator, according to the formulas used previously in producing the figures in the past Spring newsletters.

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In Memoriam
March 16, 2015

Anthony Hall-Jones


The LMAA is sad to learn of the death of Anthony Hall-Jones for many years a Supporting Member of the Association.

The Memorial Service will take place on 25 March 2015 at 11.30am at St. Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard, London EC2V 5AA.

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New publication: Bills of Lading Incorporating Charterparties by Dr Melis Ozdel
March 12, 2015

Bills of Lading Incorporating Charterparties by Dr Melis Ozdel

The Association is pleased to give notice of the newly published "Bills of Lading Incorporating Charterparties" written by LMAA Supporting Member Dr Melis Özdel of UCL.

Dr Özdel will be speaking on this subject at ICMA XIX. 


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The CityUK Legal Services 2015 Report
February 26, 2015

TheCityUK has published its 2015 report on the contribution made to the British economy by the UK Legal Services and Dispute Resolution including details of the role played by maritime arbitration. The report can be accessed by following the link:

UK Legal Services 2015

The 2014 Legal Services report can be viewed here.

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Chinese Translation of LMAA Terms (2012)
August 27, 2014

The translation can be viewed on the link here.


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5th edition of the leading commentary on The Arbitration Act 1996
June 9, 2014

A new (fifth) edition has been published of the leading commentary on The Arbitration Act 1996 by Bruce Harris, Rowan Planterose and Jonathan Tecks (under publisher Wiley Blackwell).

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SMLC (AP) Meeting, Tokyo
June 9, 2014

A meeting of  the LMAA Supporting Members Liaison Committee (Asia Pacific) took place in Tokyo on 3 June.

The President, Hon Secretary and Past President Chris Fyans attended and also participated in a seminar  arranged for the Japan P & I Club and invited guests.

Subjects covered included the use and abuse of experts in maritime arbitration, recent cases on incorporation of charterparty terms and arbitration agreements in bills of lading and considerations in dealing with mediations.

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BIMCO Awards - Dubai
May 14, 2014

LMAA Past Presidents Bruce Harris and John Tsatsas took part in a BIMCO organised mock arbitration and seminar in Dubai at its AGM in May  2014.

John Tsatsas received the first ever Cairns-Hamsen Award presented by BIMCO for his exceptional contribution to its documentary work as member and latterly as Chairman of the BIMCO Documentary Committee.

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The CityUK 2012 & 2013 Reports
October 10, 2013

TheCityUK has published its 2013 report on the contribution made to the British economy by the UK maritime business including details of the role played by maritime arbitration. The report can be accessed by following the link:

Maritime Business Services report


The 2012 Dispute Resolution report can be viewed here.

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The State of London Maritime Arbitration
September 19, 2013

The London Maritime Arbitrators Association’s Ian Gaunt explains in his article for the Baltic Magazine (Autumn 2013) why arbitration is more important than ever in today’s cash-strapped markets, and why London is still the dominant seat. 
The article can be viewed here.

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Legal Arbitration Workshop – Contract Renunciation: London Arbitrators Explain What Matters
September 11, 2013

“Another sad case in which the charterers of a vessel have found that market conditions are making it impossible for them to continue to perform” provided the scenario for an arbitration workshop, organised jointly by the London Maritime Arbitrators Association and the London Shipping Law Centre which took place this Monday September 9th at the beginning of London International Shipping Week.

Legal Arbitration

Arbitration over: (from the left) Sanjay Patel (witness), Sean O’Sullivan (counsel), Bruce Harris, Michael Howard and Ian Gaunt (panel), Julian Kenny (counsel) and John Tsatsas (witness)

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Shanghai Seminar
April 23, 2013

The  Association held a seminar in Shanghai on 15 April under the title "Arbitrating in Difficult Market Conditions". The audience comprised some 230 representatives of shipyards, shipping companies and Chinese and international law firms. 

The seminar was co-organised by Shanghai International Shipping Institute and in co-operation with Tradewinds. The President introduced the work of the LMAA and Clive Aston and Ian Gaunt gave presentations on current issues concerning charterparties and shipbuilding contracts.

Copies of the papers in English and Chinese can be accessed on the papers section of the website or through the LMAA office: info@lmaa.org.uk.

The seminar was followed by the second meeting of the Association's Supporting Members Liaison Committee (Asia Pacific).

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The Supporting Members Liaison Committee (Asia Pacific)
November 9, 2012

The LMAA is proud to announce the formation of a Supporting Members Liaison Committee in the Asia Pacific region.  It will be complimentary to the London Liaison Committee and its purpose will be to provide a perspective on matters pertaining to London Arbitration and the LMAA from the Asia Pacific region.

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2012 Terms
December 16, 2011

The Association is pleased to publish revised Terms and Procedures which are now available on the website.

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LMAA Seminars in Tokyo & Seoul
May 7, 2010

The Association held two major seminars in Tokyo and Seoul on 16th and 22nd April 2010.

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Appeals in Maritime Arbitration
May 24, 2009

The Commercial Court Users’ Committee has asked Lord Mance to investigate the question of appeals from arbitration awards.

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BIMCO/LMAA Arbitration Clause
March 17, 2009

With the introduction by the LMAA of The Intermediate Claims Procedure (2009) designed to deal with claims of between USD 100,000 and 400,000, the LMAA has worked with BIMCO to produce some recommended additional wording for its Dispute Resolution Clause/Law and Arbitration Clause 1998.

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March 9, 2009

The Baltic Exchange and the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) have teamed up to establish a mediation service for shipping and commodity related disputes.

Drawing on the experience of both senior Baltic Exchange members with hands on shipbroking expertise and LMAA mediators, the service will offer companies an alternative to arbitration and court litigation as a means of resolving disputes.

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LMAA Mediation
January 5, 2007

A panel of Full Members of the LMAA prepared to accept appointments as mediators has been established. The following are members of the panel:

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