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Brodies LLP

Duncan MacLean

Edinburgh, UK UK Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Transport: Logistics , Shipping
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Transport: Logistics - UK-wide

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Duncan MacLean regularly acts for logistics clients primarily in the shipping sector. He is head of the shipping and transport practice at the firm and has extensive experience in the industry. His practice includes a range of regulatory, contractual and funding disputes, with notable experience handling damage and theft of cargo matters.
“Duncan is excellent - he is efficient, his responses are immediate and he gives good, solid advice." "He is a go-to man in Scotland for logistics and shipping and is very capable."
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Duncan MacLean is pre-eminent in the shipping market. He leads the shipping and transport team at the firm and has an impressive clientele of international P&I clubs. He also handles significant transactional work.
"He is Mr Shipping, a real specialist and so good." "He is excellent, brilliant - his responses are immediate and the advice he gives always resolves what we need." "He is extremely proficient, professional, knowledgeable and personable."
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Duncan is practice lead for shipping & transport and is recognised as a leading lawyer in this area. Working across the sector, and with a good understanding of the regulatory environment, he advises on both disputes and transactional work. He is known for his commitment to, and understanding of, the industry in Scotland and beyond, and for delivering advice that is responsive, practical and strategic. He is a member of a number of key industry bodies across the sector.

Acting for a national and international client base, Duncan handles claims of all types for leading P&I Clubs, marine and other insurers. He advises owners, operators and port authorities on a range of operational, regulatory and development issues, and is experienced in acting for banks, shipowners and shipbuilders in new builds, sale and purchase and charters. His experience spans the merchant fleet, ferries, tugs and workboats, oil and gas, renewable energy, fishing and aquaculture. He advises on logistics by both road and sea and has experience of major incidents in the rail sector and the claims arising from them. Duncan also has experience in the aviation sector, and has handled aircraft arrest, and fixed wing and rotor accidents.

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Duncan MacLean

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