Transport & Logistics: Changes to the Gangmasters Labour and Abuse Authority (“GLAA”) Licensing Regime
Thomson Snell & Passmore has acted for the Motorline Group, a long-standing client of the firm in respect of its recent acquisitions of various dealerships across the South East, South West and the Midlands.
James Cradick has advised a leading distributor of fruit in relation to commercial issues arising from the operation of and compliance with the licensing regime overseen by the Gangmasters Licensing Authority (“the GLA”).
James Cradick acts on behalf of a number of suppliers of fruit in relation to cross border disputes arising out of sale and supply contracts and agreements.
James Cradick acted in an arbitration on behalf of Ukrainian commodity traders in relation to a multi-million US Dollar dispute arising out of shipments of Ukrainian Yellow Corn.
James Cradick represented Cypriot oil brokers in a multi-million US Dollar dispute arising from unpaid brokerage fees. The dispute involved one of the world’s largest oil companies, a tanker arrested in Sri Lanka and arbitrations pending in both Singapore and London.
A farmer acting in person has successively persuaded the Court of Appeal to set aside an order of the Commercial Court made against him which granted permission to enforce an arbitration award under 66 of the Arbitration Act 1996.
We acted on behalf of the insurers of the leading importer of speciality cheese into the UK.
We acted on behalf of Swiss based commodity traders in a dispute with Indian based buyers arising from the sale of 10,000 MT of Indian White Rice.
We acted on behalf of the Russian sellers of various consignments of frozen fish which were shipped from Murmansk in Russia for distribution to customers in Portugal.
James Cradick has acted on behalf of one of Russia’s largest mining companies on instructions received via their trading office in Switzerland in several linked LCIA arbitrations arising from the non-payment of shipments of coal to India.
James Cradick acted on behalf of a leading German manufacturer and processor of sunflower seed oil in a dispute with one of the worlds largest commodity traders. The client’s were purchasers.
The firm has a long history of acting on behalf of businesses trading internationally.