Marine News - July 2018
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With experience spanning Europe and Asia, Andrew has shipping, trading, commodities and energy as his main areas of focus.
After spending ten years in the firm's Guildford office as part of the marine and international trade team, he moved to the Shanghai office in 2013 and now leads a team of lawyers based in both Shanghai/PRC and Guildford/UK.
Andrew handles various commercial disputes, particularly shipping and trading disputes, both in the Admiralty and Commercial Court in London and in arbitration (particularly LMAA and ICC in London and HKIAC in Hong Kong). His clients include shipping, trading and energy companies, predominantly in China and Europe as much of his work relates to the trading and carriage of oil, gas and petrochemical products. He also handles cases dealing with hard and soft commodities. Andrew advises on the full range of “dry” shipping issues including all aspects of voyage and time charters and bills of lading as well as on the drafting of trading contracts and charterparties.
In addition, Andrew represents clients in a wide range of commercial disputes and international arbitrations in areas such as upstream and offshore energy, ship building, logistics/CMR, banking/ finance and telecoms. He also acts for clients in numerous mediations.
Andrew speaks fluent English and German.
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