Irvine joined Clyde & Co in 1997. He is a partner who specialises in resolving shipping and commodities disputes, with a particular emphasis on oil work. Irvine holds a master degree in international trade.

Irvine has built up an extensive and impressive client base including major oil traders, steel traders, various P&I Clubs, state owned charterers and first class shipowners.

His proven track record, imagination and initiative with quality clients has added strength and breadth to our successful shipping and commodities team.

He is highly regarded as a shipping and trade lawyer and is well known and respected internationally. Irvine has been recognised by Legal 500 (2007) as one of the notable individuals at Clyde & Co who were rated first in dry shipping.

Irvine is a member of the Baltic Exchange and a supporting member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA).