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Sophie Grant

Senior Associate

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Sophie Grant

Sophie Grant

Senior Associate

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Sophie Grant

Sophie Grant

Senior Associate

Sophie is an experienced marine cargo lawyer based in the Guildford office, advising international marine insurers and trading companies on issues arising out of the sale, insurance and carriage of goods.

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Profile & Experience

Sophie is an experienced marine cargo lawyer based in the Guildford office, advising international marine insurers and trading companies on issues arising out of the sale, insurance and carriage of goods.

Regions covered
Full Profile

Sophie is a Senior Associate in Clyde's Guildford office, with extensive experience in marine transport litigation/dispute resolution, handling matters before the Commercial and Admiralty Courts in London and the LMAA London Arbitration Tribunal.

Sophie specialises in claims arising out of the carriage of goods by sea and by road.  Sophie predominantly acts for marine insurers in Europe, Japan and Malaysia, pursuing cargo recovery claims and providing advice on loss prevention.

Experience

"MAERSK TANGIER" – [2018] First ever English reported case on the meaning of 'unit' limitation provision in the Hague-Visby Rules - advising successful subrogated cargo insurers in recovery claim for US$1.2m before the UK High Court and the Court of Appeal

Fujitsu v. Bax Global – [2006] First ever English reported case on air carrier's loss of right to limit liability due to lack of Warsaw Convention Article 8 (c) notice, in Airway Bill

Secondment to the claims team of a leading London underwriter

Sectors

Sectors

  • Cargo & Bills of Lading

  • Dispute Resolution & International Arbitration

  • Marine

  • Transport

  • Warehousing & Storage

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