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09:00 - 09:30 30 mins
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Registration and coffee
09:30 - 09:50 20 mins
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Chair's welcome and objective generation board
  • Andrew Chamberlain - Partner, HFW

Group introductions and objective sharing. The Chair will refer to these objectives throughout the two-day course. 

09:50 - 10:20 30 mins
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Introduction to general average
  • Andrew Chamberlain - Partner, HFW
  • Why general average? 
  • Types of event that give rise to general average 
  • Brief overview of the York Antwerp Rules
  • Rule Paramount, Rule of Interpretation and an overview of the lettered and numbered rules 
  • How would these incidents be resolved without general average?
10:20 - 11:00 40 mins
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A review of the key changes introduced in 2016 to The York Antwerp Rules
  • Peter Sandell - Senior Lecturer, Satakunta University of Applied Sciences / CMI Comittee
11:00 - 11:30 30 mins
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Coffee break
11:30 - 13:00 90 mins
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Workshop: Practical introduction to general average
  • Andrew Slade - Director, Richards Hogg Lindley
13:00 - 14:15 75 mins
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Lunch
14:15 - 14:55 40 mins
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Exploring variant general average clauses and their effect on contracts of carriage and claims
  • Tony McDonach - Legal Director, Hill Dickinson
14:55 - 15:30 35 mins
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Coffee break
15:30 - 16:10 40 mins
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The overrated significance of the YAR
  • Jolien Kruit - Partner, VAN TRAA ADVOCATEN N.V.
  • Status of the YAR
  • Aspects not regulated by the YAR
  • CMI guidelines
16:10 - 16:30 20 mins
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Open discussion and Q&A on complexities of managing general average cases
  • Andrew Chamberlain - Partner, HFW
16:30 - 16:40 10 mins
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Chair's round-Up of Day 1 and closing remarks
  • Andrew Chamberlain - Partner, HFW