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Hill Dickinson LLP

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded shipping litigation practice with an experienced team of maritime lawyers, notably including two Master Mariner partners. Adept at handling a range of dry and wet shipping disputes, including vessel collisions, maritime salvage and casualties, as well as cargo and demurrage claims. Regularly acts for ship owners, charterers and P&I clubs, especially on cross-border matters. Experienced assisting with ship sale and purchase transactions. Also adept at handling shipping insolvencies and working with bunker traders in order to make recoveries.

Strengths

One client comments that "they offer first-class service including clear and concise advice which is timely."

Another client says: "They give genuine partner-led involvement in all their cases, and have an impressive turnaround time especially where steps need to be taken on an urgent basis."

Work highlights

Acted for Tasik Toba Subsea in a USD26.8 million arbitration relating to the charter termination for the vessel 'Southern Star' by Fugro.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Lee enjoys a solid reputation and attracts praise from clients who describe him as being "hugely experienced in shipping disputes." Offering significant expertise on both dry and wet shipping matters, he is best known for his work on charter party claims and bunker disputes.

Shanna Ghose is a popular choice as counsel in dry shipping and commodities matters. She is praised by clients for being "a responsive, thoughtful and measured lawyer in the shipping disputes space," and is also labelled as "an up-and-coming member of the Singaporean legal fraternity."

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Hill Dickinson LLP

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8 Shenton Way

AXA Tower #49 -02/03

Singapore

Singapore Island

Singapore

068811

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Shipping: International: Litigation


Andrew Lee
Band 2
Shanna Ghose
Up and Coming