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Clarifying key points in relation to shipping law and arbitral procedure (Dera Commercial Estate v Derya)

Published on: 25 July 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Clarifying key points in relation to shipping law and arbitral procedure (Dera Commercial Estate v Derya)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide? 

Article summary

Arbitration analysis: What are the contractual implications where a carrier deviates from a prescribed route and what are the implications for time bars and for strike out applications under section 41(3) of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996)? Francis Hornyold-Strickland, a barrister at 36 Stone, discusses the judgment in Dera and points out that, arguably, this decision does not sit easily with any of the principal shipping commentaries. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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