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Joanne Champkins

T: +44 20 7809 2623 M: +44 7825 625 900 Email Joanne | vCard Office: London

Awards

Winner - The i-law Maritime Law Award

Winner - The i-law Maritime Law Award

Joanne Champkins Senior knowledge development lawyer

Contact details

Joanne Champkins

Joanne Champkins
Senior knowledge development lawyer

T: +44 20 7809 2623 M: +44 7825 625 900 Email Joanne | vCard Office: London

Joanne has over 10 years' experience in the maritime sector with particular expertise in marine insurance and offshore construction.
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Joanne has experience of litigation and arbitration in variety of areas including shipbuilding and offshore construction, charterparty disputes and pollution response.

At present, she provides support to the marine and international trade group in the areas of training, knowhow, education and research.

  • Marine and international trade

Marine Insurance

Acted for hull insurers in one of the largest navigational losses in the London hull insurance market.

Shipping

Acted for company involved in oil and gas exploration in relation to a dispute under a services agreement. This included successfully challenging the English court's jurisdiction over the dispute.

Commodities

Advising receiver of contaminated cargo on issues arising including demurrage claim under the sale contract.

More: Marine and international trade

Awards

Winner - The i-law Maritime Law Award

Winner - The i-law Maritime Law Award

Latest news & insights

23 Jun 2021

From Insights

Marine and international trade bulletin - June 2021

In this issue we look at cargo insurance – duty of brokers – incorporation of terms; insolvency – in rem claims – repatriation costs plus more.

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25 May 2021

From Insights

Help yourself – Owners' self-help remedies against a defaulting time charterer

The time charterparty will often contain a clause entitling the owner to exercise a lien over cargo, hire or freight.

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12 May 2021

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Owner’s right to call for bill of lading freight

Alpha Marine was owner of the MV SMART and chartered it to Minmetals on a time charter trip on an amended NYPE form. Minmetals voyage chartered the vessel to General N..

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12 Feb 2021

From Insights

Marine and international trade bulletin - February 2021

In this issue we look at limitation of liability – whether party could limit as “operator”, interpretation of contract – inconsistent clauses, demurrage – additional d..

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01 Dec 2020

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Arbitrator bias – One size doesn’t fit all

More than a year after the hearing, the Supreme Court has handed down its decision in Halliburton Company v Chubb Bermuda Insurance Ltd [2020] UKSC 48.

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19 Nov 2020

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The Shipping News on Thursdays

Starting on Thursday 30 April 2020, we will be running a series of shipping-focused webinars every Thursday at 4:30pm, Singapore | 8:30am, London | 12:30pm, Dubai | 5..

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01 Oct 2020

From Insights

ShippingBulletin - October 2020

In this issue we look at limitation of liability – whether party could limit as “operator”, interpretation of contract – inconsistent clauses, demurrage – additional d..

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07 May 2020

From Insights

ShippingBulletin - May 2020

In this issue we look at defective passage planning – unseaworthiness, demurrage time bar – provision of supporting documentation, demurrage time bar – supporting docu..

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16 Dec 2019

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ShippingBulletin - December 2019

In this issue we look at cargo claim – delay – strike out, bareboat charter – continuing class requirement not a condition, voyage charters – cancellation – NOR not se..

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10 Jun 2019

From Insights

ShippingBulletin - June 2019

In this issue we look at inadequate passage plan – vessel unseaworthy, ship arrest - cross-undertaking in damages, time charter - piracy - off-hire plus more.

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19 Nov 2018

From Insights

ShippingBulletin - November 2018

In this issue we look at Hague-Visby Rules - package limitation, Hague Rules time bar - misdelivery claim - breach of jurisdiction clause, Hague Rules time bar - geogr..

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