Cameron is a Senior Associate in the Energy, Marine, and Natural Resources team and joined Clyde & Co in 2016. Cameron specialises in cargo claims, particularly in relation to marine casualties which give rise to claims in General Average and Salvage.
Cameron also has extensive experience of cargo recovery claims, and regularly acts on behalf of international marine insurers to pursue recoveries against multiple parties across a number of jurisdictions.
Cameron has also spent time in the offices of two London market underwriters, so has first-hand experience of adjusting marine claims.
- The “BSLE Sunrise”  EWHC 2860 (Comm) – Advising the successful cargo defendants on the wording of General Average Guarantees, thereby confirming that the actionable fault defence under Rule D of the YAR is available to the issuers of GA guarantees in the standard AAA and ILU form.
- Glencore Energy UK Ltd v Freeport Holdings Ltd, “The Lady M”,  EWCA Civ 388 – Acting on behalf of cargo interests in relation to a claim arising from a fire started deliberately on board the vessel by the Chief Engineer. The High Court and Court of Appeal considered the scope of the ‘fire’ defence in Article IV Rule 2(b) of the Hague Rules, and the proper approach to the construction of the Article IV defences more generally.
- "MAERSK SEOUL" – Advising on the defence of Owners’ claim in General Average following a significant fire on board the vessel in August 2015, as well as salvage indemnity claims, and claims for loss/damage arising from the fire. Following an extensive investigation into the cause of the fire, the Owners withdrew their claim in General Average entirely.
- “EVER GIVEN” – Currently representing the most valuable share of the cargo laden on board the “EVER GIVEN” in respect of the claims arising from the grounding of the vessel in the Suez Canal in March 2021, both in relation to claims for loss/damage to cargo, and Owners’ claim in General Average.
- Successfully recovered 100% of a claim arising from the total loss of a cargo worth in excess of USD 8 million, resulting from the sinking of a vessel.