Leon has been based in the firm’s Singapore office since October 2014 having relocated after 10 years in the London office.
Leon advises clients on all aspects of the international sale and transportation of hard and soft commodities. This often involves helping clients to resolve practical time zone difficulties at an early stage to prevent problems escalating.
Leon has significant experience of multi-jurisdictional dispute resolution and handles claims both in court and arbitration proceedings including ICC, LCIA, GAFTA, FOSFA, LMAA and SIAC.
Leon also provides assistance and advice to clients with non-contentious and transactional issues. Leon advises clients on sale and purchase and offtake agreements, contracts for the storage and blending / processing of commodities, charterparties and contracts of affreightment, bills of lading, guarantees and various forms of security.
Leon's outcome and commercial focus has been recognised in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific Directory 2016 in which he is quoted as being "business orientated".