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Benjamin Coffer

London, UK Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Shipping & Commodities
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Shipping & Commodities - UK

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Benjamin Coffer
Benjamin Coffer is a standout shipping and commodities junior. He has expertise in charter party, shipbuilding and ship finance disputes as well as in both hard and soft commodities including oil, coal, steel, sugar and grain.
Strengths: "Benjamin Coffer is really clear-sighted, strategic, pragmatic, commercially aware and extremely thorough in his advice." "Ben has a very good instinct for the merits of a case. He is able to quickly cut through complex legal issues and suggest a pragmatic way forward."
Recent work: Represented the cargo interests in resisting a general average claim in the 'CMA CGM Libra' case.
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Ben has a broad international commercial practice, with a particular emphasis on shipping, commodities and insurance / reinsurance. He was named Shipping Junior of the Year at the Chambers & Partners Bar Awards 2019, and has appeared in several of the leading shipping cases in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal in recent years, including The CMA CGM LIBRA [2020] EWCA Civ 293 (CA – appeal to the Supreme Court pending); Volcafe v. CSAV [2019] AC 358 (Supreme Court); The Lady M [2019] 2 Lloyd's Rep. 109 (Court of Appeal); The Maersk Tangier [2018] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 59 (Court of Appeal); and The Aqasia [2018] 1 Lloyd's Rep 530 (Court of Appeal).

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LMAA Supporting Member; COMBAR; LCIA Young International Arbitration Group

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