Part 1 LSLC Cadwallader Symposium. From Titanic to Concordia: the Achilles Heel of Passenger ShipsBy james tweed • Mar 1st, 2013 • Category: Shipping Law
From Titanic to Concordia: the Achilles Heel of Passenger Ships was the theme of the 12th Cadwallader event, organised by the London Shipping Law Centre Maritime Business Forum.
It was held at the Gibson Hall, Bishopsgate, London on 26th November 2012 and attended by 300 members of the Centre and their guests.
A welcome address was given by Dr Aleka Sheppard, Founder and Chairman, LSLC Maritime Business Forum.
Dr Sheppard led a rousing tribute to the Centre’s President, Lord Mustill of Pateley Bridge.
Jonathan Webb, a partner with principal sponsors Holman Fenwick Willan, announced that his firm would make an extra Christmas financial donation to the Mission to Seafarers to reflect his organisation’s appreciation of Lord Mustill’s contribution to the development of commercial, particularly maritime, law.
The Symposium presentations followed, led by Dr. Stephen Payne OBE, former Chief Naval Architect for Carnival Corporate Shipbuilding and by Rear Admiral John Lang DL, the UK’s former Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents.
Sponsorship was provided by Elka Shipping (London) Ltd and Informa Law (Gold); Braemar Shipping Services and Quadrant Chambers (Silver); and by Cheesewrights, Clyde & Co, Hill Dickinson, 7 King’s Bench Walk, Linklaters and Stone Chambers (Bronze)