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Caroline Pounds

London, UK Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Shipping & Commodities
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Caroline Pounds
Caroline Pounds is a sought-after junior regularly engaged on a broad range of high-profile wet and dry shipping disputes and commodities cases. She is highly commended for her ability in the High Court and in arbitration, frequently appearing on a sole basis. Her instructions emanate from around the world.
Strengths: "Caroline is very diligent and thoughtful. She really gets into all the detail." "Caroline has an amazing eye for detail and a huge knowledge of the law. She is outstanding." "She is clear, concise and technically excellent."
Recent work: Acted for the owners of the vessel in a charter party dispute, Shagang Shipping v HNA Group, which culminated in an appeal in the Supreme Court.
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Caroline is an experienced and sought after junior whose practice encompasses all aspects of general commercial litigation and arbitration, including international arbitration. Her particular areas of specialism include shipping, carriage of goods, shipbuilding, energy and commodities. As regards her shipping practice, Caroline has extensive experience of bill of lading and charterparty disputes, including claims for damage to/mis-delivery of cargo, unsafe port claims, claims for early/late/wrongful redelivery, off-hire disputes, claims for demurrage/damages for detention and claims concerning the application and effect of the Hague/Hague-Visby/Hamburg Rules. Caroline’s practice in the energy sector has gone from strength to strength in recent years, with a focus on upstream matters in particular. She is regularly instructed on high-value and complex disputes arising out of contracts for (e.g.) the construction / operation of semi-submersible drilling rigs and FPSOs. Caroline’s practice also includes a broad range of other shipbuilding, ship sale and purchase and commodity disputes. Please visit www.quadrantchambers.com for Caroline's detailed CV.

Career

Called to the Bar in 2003; recognised as one of Legal Week's 'Stars at the Bar' in 2013; Chambers and Partners 'Shipping Junior of the Year' in 2015.

Professional Memberships

COMBAR; LCLCBA; Young International Arbitration Group of the LCIA; Young Arbitrators Forum of the ICC

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