20 Essex Street
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20 Essex Street is a long-established, progressive set of chambers and one of the leading sets in commercial law. Members advise on all aspects of international trade, commerce and finance with specialist expertise in banking, competition, shipping, arbitration, insurance, energy, insolvency, public international law and European Community law.
In light of the increasingly international practices of its members, the set opened an office in Maxwell Chambers in January 2010 (tel: +65 62257230). Simon Milnes, Ben Olbourne and Nakul Dewan are currently practising from the office in Singapore and other members of chambers travel there regularly in support of their international practices. The modern, purpose-built suite of offices is conveniently located and staffed to provide both ease of contact for clients in the Far East and a first-class administrative service to its members and clients when working in Singapore.
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Navig8 claimed damages of around $10.9m from the first to fourth defendants for breach of a charterparty that had been concluded on behalf of the registered owners by an agent called SMMC.
Those with claims against companies that failed in the aftermath of the financial crisis are finding that the sun has gone down not just on the company but also on their claims for relief. However, all is not necessarily lost.