Our members have experience relating to shipping contractual documents including bills of lading, charterparties, contracts of affreightment, and shipbuilding and ship sale and purchase contracts. In addition members are also familiar with the issues which arise in practice relating to offshore and energy matters, regulatory matters such as marine environmental / pollution and port state control, collisions, salvage and wreck removal, and also competition, employment and commodities issues arising in shipping contexts.

Members advise and represent parties in all types of cases relating to shipping and offshore activities in the civil and criminal courts, arbitrations, inquiries and other tribunals in the UK and other countries. 

For further information please contact Senior Civil & Commercial Clerk, Mark Byrne on 0207 242 6476 (Direct Line : 0207 421 5568) Mobile: : 07985 615 215 / 07931 231 321 email:

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