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LMAA Spring Seminar

The LMAA will be holding its Spring Seminar on Wednesday 25 May 2022 between 5.30 pm and 6.30 pm at the IDRC, 1 Paternoster Lane, St. Paul’s, London, EC4M 7BQ. The Seminar will be preceded by the Association’s AGM at 5 pm.



The Seminar will comprise three talks on topical issues in maritime law and arbitration. Our speakers are a leading junior barrister, a new Full Member of the Association, and an Aspiring Full Member. The seminar will be moderated by LMAA President, David Steward. It will be followed by a drinks reception.

Richard Sarll of 7KBW will present “It was not this that I promised to do”: Frustration of charters in times of pestilence and war

Sara Gillingham Aukner, Full Member, will talk about Arbitration in the Nordics – Challenges and Possibilities

James Clanchy, Aspiring Full Member and Honorary Secretary, will present Arbitration statistics and alternative facts: the LMAA’s caseload in context


Date: Wednesday 25 May 2022

Time: 5.30 pm – 6.30 pm (immediately following the Association’s AGM)
To be followed by a reception

Venue: The IDRC Event Room, Ground Floor
1 Paternoster Lane, St. Paul’s


The seminar is free of charge.  However, in-person spaces are limited.  If you would like to attend in-person or virtually, please contact Margareta Svigler by email at: