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Bills of Lading Masterclass

Advanced level analysis of the commercial and legal complexities of Bills of Lading

See what you missed in 2016

Over three days we discussed:
  • The background, structure and context of the Bill of Lading
  • The function of the Bill of Lading as a receipt, a document of title and a contract of carriage
  • The problems caused by negotiating Bills of Lading
  • The rules in relation to the Bill of Lading
  • Current sanctions regimes
  • Remedies for claims by ship and cargo
  • Why you need a letter of indemnity
Learning and networking opportunities were maximised with our interactive sessions:

Practical Sessions:

  • Carriage issues in practice
  • Producing, negotiating and transferring bills of lading
  • P&I developments and examples of problems in current bills of lading claims
  • Combined and through transport
  • Shipping dry bulk cargo

Case Studies:

  • Combined and through transport
  • Shipping dry bulk cargo
CPD Affiliation

The Bills of Lading Masterclass is CPD affiliated. 

If you would like to claim CPD points for attending this masterclass, please let us know on registration, or email

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