Christofer Laskaris is a shipping and insurance lawyer. His practice centres on London arbitration and English court litigation, and on shipping and yacht transactions.
Recent matters include:
Dry Shipping: Disputes re alleged supply of bad bunkers; off-hire dispute following ice damage to tanker; sale and purchase dispute re claims against tanker following sale; claim by charterer for “carrying charges” due to delay; speed and performance claims; disputes re liability for security costs in West Africa; demurrage disputes; unsafe port/berth claims; ship arrests and attachments.
Wet shipping: Salvage for owners, charterers or salvors; casualty investigation; collisions; wreck removal; towage and Supplytime contract issues.
Marine insurance: Claims across marine, hull and war policies involving coverage issues around prolonged detention or casualties giving rise to total loss or constructive total loss claims.
Yachts: Yacht casualties; H&M insurance claims for owners; acting for owners in employment dispute following conclusion of charter; MYBA charter dispute; sale and purchase dispute.