Lawyers call for UK to sign up to shipping pact

Shipping legal firm Myton Law is calling on the UK to sign up to a new United Nations Convention on the settlement of international commercial disputes through mediation. On 7 August, 46 countries, including the US and China, signed up to the new ‘Singapore Convention’, but the UK and the European Union are notable absentees, says specialist shipping and logistics lawyer John Habergham.  The Convention could come into force in ... [+]

DB’s legal eagle returns to private practice

DB Cargo UK’s head of commercial law, Chris Thornes (pictured, second from left) is to return to private practice, joining Hull-based shipping, transport and international trade firm Myton Law, after a ten-year spell at the rail company. As well as overseeing property law requirements for the DBS, latterly he also ... [+]

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