At the request of a Singapore-based law firm, Interlegal lawyers drafted an expert report for the High Court of the Republic of Singapore regarding application of the Hague-Visby Rules to the Bills of Lading issued in Ukraine.
Expert report described in details the provisions of Ukrainian law concerning rights of legal holders of the Bearer Bills of Lading, in particular the right to claim against the carrier. Additionally, the carrier’s responsibility arising out of breach of the contract of carriage by sea or out of law has been analyzed.
In such a way, the High Court of Singapore is able to apply provisions of the Ukrainian substantive law in settlement of the dispute arising from the contract of sea carriage of agricultural products originated from Ukraine.
Interlegal lawyers Olena Ptashenchuk, Mikhail Selivanov and Vitalii Tolstik, under general supervision of senior lawyer Andrey Perepelitsa led the case.