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6 ranked lawyersBand 2UK-wideUK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Renowned shipping practice with extensive experience working on high-profile maritime disputes, shipbuilding and corporate shipping matters. Additional areas of expertise include regulatory work and superyachts. Offers an impressive offshore practice, often acting in shipbuilding and drilling disputes. Clients benefit from its various offices in key locations worldwide.

Strengths

One client reports: "Ince provided a superb service throughout."

Another client remarks: "They are excellent to work with, provide to-the-point advice, are swift, creative and sensible, and give excellent-quality legal advice."

Interviewees note: "They understand the shipping business."

Work highlights

Assisted Glory Bulk Carriers with obtaining an injunction from the High Court in London to enforce a negative covenant, after it sold the Capesize bulk carrier 'CSK Glory' to Priyanka.

Notable practitioners

Ian Chetwood is a disputes lawyer with experience in significant cargo claim cases and unsafe port claims. His clients include ship owners, cargo owners and insurers.
"He is very experienced in his field, organised, knowledgeable and a solution provider."

Jeremy Biggs has a wealth of experience in shipping litigation and handles a broad range of matters such as charter party disputes and collision cases. His client roster includes charterers and owners.
"He is very experienced, level-headed and very commercial too. He delivers good levels of service and has good instincts for cases."

Joanna Steele frequently litigates on behalf of ship owners and insurers.

Julian Clark is recognised in the market for his strong relationship with P&I clubs. His contentious shipping expertise covers a range of wet and dry disputes.

Michael Volikas is skilled in commercial disputes, particularly those relating to charter party issues. He represents ship owners and P&I clubs.

Paul Griffiths is an experienced practitioner advising on casualties, salvage and insurance matters. His clientele includes a number of P&I clubs.
"He is very well respected and a great lawyer."

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Shipping Department

Ince

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Aldgate Tower

2 Leman Street

London

Greater London

UK

E1 8QN

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

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Shipping


Ian Chetwood
Band 4
Jeremy Biggs
Band 2
Joanna Steele
Band 5
Julian Clark
Band 5
Michael Volikas
Band 2
Paul Griffiths
Band 3