Admiralty Jurisdiction and Practice
Published August 1st 2011 by Informa Law from Routledge – 752 pages
Series: Lloyd's Shipping Law Library
Admiralty Jurisdiction and Practice is the definitive work on litigation in the Admiralty Court, providing in depth analysis and explanation of jurisdiction, practice and procedure, forms and precedents. It deals with several issues, not covered elsewhere, including the impact of insolvency, the interplay between the jurisdiction and practice, the series of rules on jurisdiction laid down by international conventions , limitation periods and collision action rules. The fourth edition has been updated comprehensively to include new case law and changes in Commercial Court practice and procedure. Admiralty Jurisdiction and Practice is an invaluable reference source for anyone concerned with admiralty law.
Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Admiralty Jurisdiction Chapter 3. Exercise of Jurisdiction Chapter 4. Procedure in an Admiralty Claim in Rem Chapter 5. Limitation of Actions Chapter 6. Priorities Chapter 7. Collision Claims Chapter 8. Limitation Claims Chapter 9. References to the Admiralty Registrar Chapter 10. Ship Mortgages
Nigel Meeson QC
Nigel Meeson QCis director and Head of Litigation & Restructuring in the Cayman Islands office of Conyers Dill & Pearman.
John Kimbell is a barrister with Quadrant Chambers, London, where his successful practice encompasses maritime law, aviation, insurance and re-insurance in addition to general commercial litigation and arbitration.