Trade, Commodity & Maritime Disputes

Cooke, Young & Keidan’s lawyers have a long history of dealing with cases involving the international sale and carriage of commodities and goods. Gerald Cooke and Philip Young have very wide experience in acting for traders, carriers, insurers and banks in disputes involving all aspects of trade. They have both advised on, arbitrated and litigated disputes involving the finance of trade where the problems have extended from the underlying documents issued, to the premature release of the goods as well as fraud in relation to their shipment and carriage. They have also arbitrated and litigated issues which have ranged from the sale contracts themselves, the quantity and quality of the goods, damage caused by or to the goods, through to disputes relating to their carriage.