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Bernard Glicksman

It is with great sadness that we have to inform you that our dear friend and colleague Bernard Glicksman passed away last night, on 30 January 2019. He will be greatly missed by all who were lucky to have known him.    

The Times Best Law Firms 2019: Tatham Macinnes named amongst best UK law firms   »

The Times has named Tatham Macinnes in its best law firms list published on 30 October 2018 TM is named as one of only 10 firms selected who practice in the maritime law sector. We think that it is quite an achievement to be named in such a list by as esteemed a judge as […]

Simon Tatham at ITS 2018 Marseille   »

Simon Tatham, Senior Partner of Tatham Macinnes, addressed the conference of the 25th International Tug, Salvage & OSV Convention and Exhibition (ITS) 2018 in Marseille – 25-29 June 2018. The ITS 2018 in Marseille is the world’s largest gathering of tug, salvage & OSV experts. Simon presented some of his views on the assessment of salvage claims under LOF.    

The “B Atlantic” Supreme Court Decision – Attempted smuggling is not a “malicious act”   »

On 22 May 2018, the Supreme Court published its judgment in the case of the “B Atlantic”.[1] The decision will be of particular interest to owners and operators whose vessels trade to areas where the risk of judicial detention is higher than normal. It highlights the risk that traditional war risks insurance may not respond […]


Seaman Guard Ohio – @TheChennai6. Was Sri Lanka’s own floating armoury scandal to blame?

On November 28th 2017, over four years after their original arrest, the crew and men from the Seaman Guard Ohio were released having been acquitted of all charges by the Indian High Court in Medurai. They were driven from Chennai Central prison having won, not only what one of the men’s sisters described as their “battle […]

Trading to Yemen
Trading to Yemen – Where are we?   »

  Recent news in respect of the commercial maritime picture in and around Yemen culminating in the extraordinary reports of a missile attack on the Turkish flagged Ince Inebolu, has been difficult to unravel. Both sides of the proxy war are making claims and counter-claims to suit their respective narratives. An already complex environment is seemingly […]


Shipbuilding – TM advises on contract for world’s largest cruise ferry

Tatham Macinnes (James Hickland) has advised Irish Continental Group Plc (“ICG”) on negotiation and drafting of a shipbuilding contract for construction of a cruise ferry which when delivered will be the largest in the world in terms of vehicle capacity. ICG announced on 2 January 2018 that it had entered into a contract with Flensburger […]

Caution is needed when agreeing provisions that amend the knock-for-knock position   »

There is one good reason why there are many more solicitors dealing with marine claims than in the offshore and energy sectors. In traditional shipping, the parties are frequently in dog-fights over damage to cargo, demurrage, unpaid or disputed hire, general average and, of course, the occasional unexpected bump, towage or salvage. Conversely, offshore and […]

Salvage & Wreck Removal Conference   »

Tatham Macinnes LLP spoke at the Salvage & Wreck Removal Conference. Simon Tatham talked about LOF , Alex Macinnes and Sora Jeon held a workshop on wreck removal, and Stephen Askins discussed  various global security risks facing salvors.  

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