• “GOLDEN VICTORY” – A Pyrrhic One?

    Seldom do learned authors of differing chapters of the same leading textbook disagree on the effect of a House of Lords judgment but a quick study of Chapters 9 and 19 of the Eighth Edition of Benjamin’s “Sale of Goods” shows that this can happen. The difference of opinion in question relates to how damages […]

  • Has the Astra Changed anything?

    On 18 April 2013 Mr Justice Flaux gave judgment in the case Kuwait Rocks Co. v. AMN Bulkcarriers Inc. (the “ASTRA). The judgment has given rise to much comment in the shipping and shipping law world, both for and against the reasoning set out in it. The background to the judgment was that, between June […]

  • Thomas Cooper Recruits Brazil Specialist, Richard Hawkins

    Thomas Cooper is pleased to announce the hire of Brazil specialist Richard Hawkins, strengthening yet further the firm´s Latin American capability. Richard will be based in São Paulo.

  • Thomas Cooper Factortame Report

    Factortame transformed the legal relationship between the European Union and its Member States. By granting to individuals the right to sue their governments for breaching EU law, even if the breach embodied in privacy legislation, the European Court of Justice has placed a highly effective weapon in the hands of European citizens.

  • Thomas Cooper voted in top 3 for Best Law Firm

    Thomas Cooper voted in top 3 for Best Law Firm category for Trade Finance in the 2011 Trade & Forfeiting Review Awards – with 30 categories and winners decided solely by Trade & Forfaiting Review reader votes.

  • Thomas Cooper ranked in Top 5 for GTR Best Law Firms in Trade Finance

    Thomas Cooper ranked in Top 5 for GTR Best Law Firms in Trade Finance