Today marks the release of “Miller’s Marine War Risks” (4th edition), the only comprehensive text dedicated to the insurance of commercial shipping against war risks.
The leading authority on the subject, the book covers best practices on how to protect ships, their crews cargoes and containers, against the financial consequences of the ravages of war, piracy, wrongful seizure, terrorism and all the other insured perils. The book provides an extensive analysis of case law and legislation next to the practicalities of the current insurance market. It is an indispensable resource for stakeholders in the maritime industry at a time when conflicts and piracy are an increasing concern across the world.
The newest edition of Michael Miller’s renowned text includes a foreword by Sir Bernard Rix and has been co-authored by Oliver Caplin (Twenty Essex), Michael Davey QC (Quadrant chambers) and James Davey (University of Southampton).
Oliver Caplin is a commercial barrister at Twenty Essex with expertise in complex shipping and insurance disputes. He appears frequently in the Commercial Court as well as representing clients in proceedings globally under multiple arbitral fora.