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Shipping, Maritime & Trade
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Length:
30 minutes of audio
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This CPDcast provides an explorative discussion of Griffon Shipping LLC v Firodi Shipping Limited [2013]. It discusses the controversial question raised in the case on the interpretation of NSF 1993: is a seller entitled to claim a deposit when a buyer fails to pay it and the seller cancels the Memorandum of Agreement?

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the background and relevant legal principles which apply to the recovery of deposits;
  • Understand the basis of Griffon Shipping LLC v Firodi Shipping Limited [2013];
  • Have considered the implications of Griffon Shipping LLC v Firodi Shipping Limited [2013] for recovery of deposits;
  • Be aware of the winder implications of Griffon Shipping LLC v Firodi Shipping Limited [2013] for commercial contracts.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Sources and References:
  • The Anna Spiratou [1998] 2 SLR 536;
  • The Blankenstein [1985] 1 Lloyd's Rep 93;
  • Gilbert-Ash (Northern) Ltd v Modern Engineering (Bristol) Ltd. House of Lords [1974] AC 689;
  • Griffon Shipping LLC v Firodi Shipping Limited [2013] EWHC 593;
  • Howe v. Smith (1884) 27 Ch. D. 89;
  • Samarenko v Dawn Hill House [2011] EWCA civ 1445;
  • Soper v. Arnold, (1889) 14 AC 429.
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In this CPDcast Marcus Mander discusses the Court of Appeal case of Griffon Shipping LLC v Firodi Shipping Limited [2013] – a shipping case in which Marcus acted for the seller.

Date Recorded: 19th May 2014

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