TITLE

BLG, Maclays hit by £3m negligence claim from BP

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Joanne
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;6/6/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 22, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a negligence claim filed by oil giant BP and 26 insurance companies against Barlow Lyde & Gilbert (BLG). BLG is named as the codefendant in the negligence claim alongside Maclay Murray & Spens. BLG is more commonly to be found acting for defendants in negligence claims, including large solicitors' firms and insurers. In the claim form, the claimants allege that BLG and Maclays failed to identify properly the owners and charterers of the vessel and failed to launch proceedings against them within the limitation date of five years.
ACCESSION #
17334890

 

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