Southampton University; LLB (Hons) 1st Class, July 1987
Bar Admission or Professional License:
Called to the Bar of England and Wales: July 1989; Appointed Queen’s Counsel: 2009
Barrister in independent practice
Member of Essex Court Chambers since July 1999; previously a member of 4, Field Court
Commercial Bar Association; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; London Court of International Arbitration; The Baltic Exchange; Supporting Member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association. Also a Mediator accredited by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution
Hundreds of international arbitrations as Counsel in a wide variety of commercial and shipping related areas. Also accepts appointments as party appointed and sole arbitrator and as mediator.
Areas of Specialization:
Admiralty & Maritime
Civil & Commercial Litigation & Arbitration
International Commercial Transactions
Publications from JURIS:
Scrutton on Charterparties and Bills of Lading (Editor – 21st Edn),London 2008; Seafarer’s Rights (Contributor), London 2004.