We regularly act for owners, charterers, P&I clubs, underwriters and shipyards and have the full breadth of experience of disputes that arise from casualties, charterparties, bills of lading, COAs, sale and purchase agreements, insurance and shipbuilding. We also act for clients on cross border insolvency and restructuring disputes.
We have arbitrated, litigated and mediated in various forums across the spectrum of commercial disputes. Our industry experience spans telecommunications, product liability, aviation, insurance, construction, energy and fraud.
Our experience encompasses marine and non-marine coverage disputes, political risks, and subrogation claims across the full range of business classes.
We also provide advice in relation to insurance contracts and policy wordings.
Energy & Offshore
Our upstream expertise includes disputes under PSCs, JOAs, JVs, Farmin/out agreements involving ICC and LCIA arbitrations as well as the English Courts.
We have worked with rig operators, drilling contractors, FPSO owners/operators and off-shore specialist contractors in relation to contractual and non-contractual disputes.
We have acted in a variety of complex disputes involving multinational oil companies, commodity traders and producers in relation to soft commodities (including GAFTA and FOSFA arbitrations), sanctions, oil, gas, power, derivative and future contracts, the production of raw materials, contamination, sale and purchase, supply and fraud cases.
Ports and Terminals
We have extensive experience in advising ports and terminals (and their insurers) on disputes arising from major incidents including collisions, groundings, pollution and collapse of cranes, as well as pure contractual matters.