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Region:    UK and Ireland

Factortame: Expert Witness to the Court of Reconstruction UK, Spain and the Falkland Is

Thomas Cooper & Stibbard and Grant Thornton - Project Dates:
June 1999 - March 2001

Description of Project:
Expert witness in assessing claims for loss of access to the UK fishing regime over a period of 10 years, specfically responsible for advice on policy and financial loss.

Services Provided:
Supervision of other experts dealing with general cost issues. Assessment of losses included the following segments:
  • Hake long liners
  • Hake, monkfish and megrom bottom trawl
  • Hake gill netters
  • Distant water loligo and whitefish vessels fishing off the Falkland Islands