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Gold mining extraction project

IY LEGAL has been involved in a gold mining extraction project which recently completed.

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Arbitration 'win' for IY LEGAL commodity trading client.

This month we obtained a London Arbitration Award for significant damages and costs in favour of our clients, a well-known international commodity trader.  

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Russia Ukraine - Legal problems for Shipping and International Trade

Like many London shipping and trade lawyers, we have been inundated with new cases since the outbreak of hostilities between Russia and Ukraine.  Here are some examples of problems faced by these sectors at the moment.

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Recent Corporate Acquisition Work at IY LEGAL

We report on some recent corporate acquisition projects in which we have been involved. 

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Recognition for IY LEGAL in 2022 Legal Awards

IY LEGAL wins 2022 legal awards for its Arbitration, Shipping, Trade and Energy work.

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The Court of Appeal decides what losses due to delay are within the concept of 'demurrage'.

The Court of Appeal has recently decided what ship owner losses are included within the phrase 'demurrage' when a charterer exceeds laytime and in so doing, has overturned the Commercial Court's earlier, controversial, finding. 

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Arbitration 'win' for IY LEGAL energy sector client.

We have just obtained a LCIA Arbitration Award for one of our energy contactor clients which provides a range of pipeline inspection services to oil and gas pipeline operators around the world. 

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Bitcoin and cryptocurrency project at IY LEGAL

Over the last few months we have prepared a series of agreements and contract terms for a client which operates a well-known Bitcoin and crypto exchange.

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The Power of a Sealed Offer in an Arbitration

Our recent involvement in, and successful resolution of, a long running London Arbitration is a useful illustration of how a well considered Sealed Offer can be a powerful settlement tool in Arbitation proceedings, in the right circumstances.

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Hurricane Ida and the closure of the Mississippi River.

We were kept very busy last week by Hurricane Ida, which struck the U.S. state of Louisiana.

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Latest LCIA Arbitration 'win' for IY LEGAL

IY LEGAL has won another LCIA Arbitration for a well-known commodity trading client, concerning a large coal shipment from South Africa to India on SCoTA terms.

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IY LEGAL's 6 Anniversary

This June 2021, IY LEGAL marks its 6th anniversary!

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New LMAA Terms 2021

From 1st May 2021, the new LMAA Terms and Procedures take effect.

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How to get an Arbitration Award paid

Obtaining an Arbitration Award is, sometimes, only the first step in recovering money for a client.  In this bulletin we give an illustration of what can be achieved - even in difficult circumstances with an uncooperative Respondent - if you know what you are doing!

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IY LEGAL busy on a multi-vessel shipbuilding project

We have recently completed working on a series of multi-vessel shipbuilding contracts for a well-known European Owner/Operator.

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2021 Legal Awards

IY LEGAL is very pleased to have been recognised in the various 2021 Legal Awards.

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